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Wednesday, May 03, 2023
ABMS Maintenance of Certification – Its Origins, Realities, and Implications for Medicine – Part II
This piece first appeared on Sensible Med on 5/3/2023. The Legal Challenges to ABMS Maintenance of Certification ABMS board certificatio...
Thursday, April 27, 2023
ABMS Maintenance of Certification – Its Origins, Realities, and Implications for Medicine – Part I
This piece first appeared on Sensible Med on 4/26/2023. If you’re a board-certified internist, you’re probably quite familiar with the con...
Sunday, April 02, 2023
MOC and the Demise of CME
With the ongoing forcing of participation in Maintenance of Certification (MOC) of US physicians by the American Board of Medical Specialtie...
Monday, June 20, 2022
Antitrust 101: How to Build Medical Monopolies by Discrediting U.S. Physicians
Recently, there have been a rash of initiatives by unaccountable non-profit physician credentialing organizations ( Federation of State Medi...
Friday, February 25, 2022
What Entity or Person Serves As ABIM's "Restricted" Contributors?
In late 2018 through 2020, The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) was involved in a class action antitrust lawsuit for claims of i...
Monday, February 14, 2022
Can There Ever Be a "Kinder and Gentler" MOC?
It has been a long time since I have written anything concerning the American Board of Medical Specialties' (ABMS) Maintenance of Certif...
Monday, December 06, 2021
The Danger and Hypocrisy of Physician Censorship
In late July 2021, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), a non-profit self-selected lobbying organization for US state medical boar...
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