AAMC and ABMS to Transition MOC Directory
Announcements

AAMC and ABMS to Transition MOC Directory

In 2017, the AAMC will be transitioning to a new technical platform and updating its suite of online products and services. As a result, AAMC will no longer provide the Continuing Education and MOC Directories as a service offering, effective April 1, 2017.

PQRS Reporting Update
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PQRS Reporting Update

PQRS (formerly PQRI) was developed by CMS in 2007 as a voluntary pay-for-reporting program offering a financial incentive to physicians and other eligible professionals who report data on quality measures for covered services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries. For the current reporting period (CY 2016) there is no positive reporting incentive, but eligible diplomates who do not satisfactorily report data in 2016 will incur a 2% payment penalty in 2018. 

White House Symposium Briefing Session on Addiction
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White House Symposium Briefing Session on Addiction

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the White House hosted its second symposium briefing session on addiction, titled “Medicine Responds to Addiction II.” The symposium brought together federal partners and national leaders from medical schools, residency, and fellowship programs to advance addiction medicine education and training.

ABMS Visiting Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications
Announcements, Visiting Scholars

ABMS Visiting Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications

The ABMS Visiting Scholars Program is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 class. Junior faculty, PhDs, residents/fellows, medical students, public health students, and graduate students in health services research and other relevant disciplines are invited to apply to participate in this exciting and dynamic, one-year, part-time program facilitating research projects designed to improve patient care.

ABOP Celebrates 100 Years
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ABOP Celebrates 100 Years

The American Board of Ophthalmology (ABOP)--the nation’s first medical specialty certifying board--will celebrate its centennial anniversary in 2016 with a year of special activities and events.