JCEHP Supplement Shares Research on Physician Assessment

The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP) December 2013 Supplement explores lifelong learning and assessment in depth. The supplement includes a number of articles and editorials examining the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®) process, raising questions, offering opportunities for improvement and further study, and detailing the philosophy and evidence behind certification requirements to date. Articles also discuss other systems of professional regulation demonstrating that the emphasis on continuing professional development is not exclusive to the United States.