Clinical Inactivity Among Pediatricians: Prevalence and Perspectives - American Board of Medical Specialties

Researchers in this study investigated the prevalence of clinical inactivity among pediatricians. They discovered that among those surveyed, over 10% had been clinically inactive for at least 12 months. This translates to approximately 1 in 8 pediatricians suspending care for a year or more. The researchers raise questions about the impact this gap could have on care quality. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) could serve as an effective tool to ensure quality even after gaps in practicing.

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