August 9, 2012
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) announced that three additional Member Boards are emphasizing continuous involvement in their respective Maintenance of Certification programs. Ongoing certification with each Member Board is contingent upon meeting the Maintenance of Certification requirements for the specific Member Board, which are part of the ABMS Maintenance of Certification® (ABMS MOC®) program. As a result, each of the three Member Boards listed below have eliminated specific “end dates” for their participating Board Certified physicians. The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and American Board of Radiology (ABR) have joined the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in emphasizing the continuous nature of the ABMS MOC program.
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