Maintenance of Certification and the Challenge of Professionalism

Nichols, D.G.
Submitted: May, 2017

Board certification has been part of the social contract in which physicians commit to maintaining up-to- date scientific knowledge and improving the quality of patient care. However, the maintenance of certification program has been controversial. Summarizes the philosophical underpinnings, published literature, recent improvements, and future directions of the American Board of Pediatrics maintenance of certification program. Good review of MOC literature through 2016.

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  • Peer Reviewed Research