Dr. Catherine R. Lucey, Vice Dean for Education at UCSF School of Medicine, talks about how MOC helps busy physicians to make sure they're not just superficially addressing their areas of expertise.
A recap of the 2015 National Policy Forum discussions is now available. Capturing the insights shared by Forum speakers, the summary identifies key implications of system transformation for medical specialty practice and the ABMS certification community.
Now that ABMS Visiting Scholar Dr. Joan Ko has determined that variability exists in Medicare utilization and payment among urologists, the question is how can physicians use this information to improve their practice.
Learn more about the 2015 Forum on Organizational Quality Improvement, read the news release recap, and view presentations and posters on continuous improvement concepts, ABMS MOC® quality initiatives, and Portfolio Program sponsors' best practices.
Members of the continuing professional development and continuing medical education (CPD/CME) communities are invited to submit relevant educational activities for review and inclusion in the ABMS MOC Directory, an online repository of competency-based MOC activities developed in partnership with AAMC.
Initial Board Certification and the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®) advance the professional standards for physicians certified by one of the 24 ABMS Member Boards.
Through our many programs and initiatives, we support opportunities for physicians to learn and achieve better patient care.
More than 800,000 physicians are Board Certified by an ABMS Member Board. A variety of resources are available to help check a physician’s certification.
Review a list of the specialties and subspecialties in which the ABMS boards can offer certification.
Our searchable online database highlights empirical evidence found in current peer-reviewed literature that supports Board Certification and continuous professional development through MOC.
Learn how this program supports physicians’ involvement in quality improvement initiatives and earn professional development credit for MOC.