Comparison of Content on the American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination With Conditions Seen in Practice by General Internists - American Board of Medical Specialties

This study analyzed whether the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examinations have reflected practice conditions within internal medicine. Examinations from 2010-2013 were evaluated. Overall, it was found that examination questions generally reflected what occurs in practice with 69 percent of the questions on these examinations harmonizing with conditions in practice, but 31 percent of the questions did not.

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