Maintenance of Certification: American Board of Surgery Goals

Lewis, Frank R.
November 2006
American Surgeon;Nov2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p1092
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program developed by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). It is aimed at providing assessment of a wider range of competencies for diplomates of the ABMS boards, requiring more continuous measurement of performance by these diplomates and providing a voice for specialty medicine in the evolving national discussions of quality improvement in healthcare.


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