Read the opinion piece referenced below carefully. It discusses the widespread use of "resident recall" to study for the American Board of Radiology's board certification examinations by both residents AND faculty/senior physicians:
Then read the back story on how the American Board of Medicine threatened internists in 2010 on the basis of the threat to their training monopoly:
Then ask yourself: who has "cheated" whom?
It is clear that the American Board of Medical Specialties, who continues to promote its lavish ABMS Conferences with "stakeholders" in Las Vegas (full schedule here), has a serious problem on its hands. This problem is exacerbated when it claims to work collectively with "500 professionals from across the health care community who, working together, will accelerate the transformation of Board Certification and the delivery of quality patient care."
Where's the data a computer test and secret data collection scheme does anything except raise prices and stroke the egos/bank accounts of the boards' leadership?
What do these Las Vegas boondoggles do to reestablish trust in the ABMS board certification process?
The answer is quite simple: