Maintenance of Certification

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Something’s been lost in the Maintenance of Certification battle that may never be won back

After a brief foray into the uncomfortable position of being publicly humiliated, the American Board of Internal Medicine is now telling is they have begun a “transformation” of their Maintenance of Certification program.  They said they got “it” wrong. But instead of understanding “it,” they want practicing physician to forget “it” and, instead, refocus our efforts to […]


The AMA’s role in maintenance of certification

Andrew Schlafly, attorney for the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and the group who sued the American Board of Medical Specialties over the Maintenance of Certification process, recently described (video – scroll ahead to 5min, 30 sec) the scene in court: “When I sued the ABMS and six attorneys showed up on the other […]