The Reliability of American Board of Family Medicine Examinations: Implications for Test Takers - American Board of Medical Specialties

This article describes the theory behind examination validation. It addresses American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examination validity, mainly focusing on its reliability estimate measured at 0.94 in 2009. When important decisions are to be made based on group test scores, recommended reliability estimate is 0.90.

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