Portfolio Program

Connecticut Children’s Joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

Connecticut Children’s Joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

ABMS Media Contact:
Rich Waters
(312) 436-2626
rwaters@abms.org

Connecticut Children’s Media Contact:
Monica Buchanan
(860) 837-5701
mbuchanan@connecticutchildrens.org

Board Certified Physicians Participating in Quality Improvement Initiatives Will Earn Maintenance of Certification Credit

CHICAGO – June 3, 2019 – The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) today announced that Connecticut Children’s, the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, has joined ABMS’ Multi-Specialty Portfolio ProgramTM (Portfolio Program). Physicians who are board certified by one or more of the 18 of 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program can now earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) credit for their involvement in QI activities.

Located in Hartford, Connecticut Children’s is nationally recognized and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. The hospital fosters a patient- and family-centered environment with a focus on research, education and advocacy. In addition to its primary academic affiliation with the University of Connecticut, it also has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of The Jackson Laboratory. Working with the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), Connecticut Children’s experienced a 62 percent increase in the number of physicians enrolled in MOC Improvement in Medical Practice projects and plans to increase the participation as a member of the ABMS Portfolio Program.

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