continuing medical education

3 words guaranteed to infuriate a physician: maintenance of certification

This is a story about a new medical intervention. It’s an important one because it affects all doctors—and therefore all patients. 1. It’s expensive. Of course. 2. There is no credible evidence that it works. But its marketing is aggressive. 3. The overwhelming majority of physicians disapprove of it. 4. Cheaper alternatives exist. 5. The […]