Physician Preparation for the American Board of Emergency Medicine ConCert Examination - American Board of Medical Specialties

This survey study reinforced previous studies associating examinations with maintaining knowledge. This study showed that physicians go through significant preparation for examinations, and that while Board certification may be a condition of employment and a significant motivating factor, the MOC examination preparation also contributes to maintenance of knowledge over time.

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