|ACC.15 Schedule at a Glance - Click to enlarge
|ACC.15 Schedule Rearranged in Graphical Format - Click to enlarge
As we can clearly see, the time devoted to Maintenance of Certification Study Sessions exceeds that of other collegial scientific and learning opportunities.
Does the American College of Cardiology really value the development of physician test-taking skills for the American Board of Medical Specialties Maintenance of Certification® program over the sharing of innovative ideas and scientific content at our largest world-wide cardiology meeting?
It would appear the largest purpose of our national meetings has changed to quelling the fear and implications of failing the ABMS MOC secure examination. I wonder what cardiovascular physicians and patients are losing as a result of this coercive and corrupt program being foisted upon us.