Counterpoint: Maintenance of Certification: Focus on Physician Concerns - American Board of Medical Specialties

The article reviews American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Specifically, it discusses program evolution, program perception by radiologists, and opportunities for program improvement. The ABR MOC allows radiologists to personalize the program per their scope of practice. The ABR continuously strives to improve the program. Specifically, it is investigating innovative ways to assess cognitive expertise; it provides MOC credit for quality improvement (QI) activities in which radiologists are already participating; and it allows participation in group QI. The ABR is committed to seeking diplomate feedback to ensure an open dialogue and further improvements to the program.

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