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Experts from ABMS, ABIM discuss role of MOC at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting

Experts from ABMS, ABIM discuss role of MOC at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting
May 2, 2015

BOSTON — Today at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, experts from the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Internal Medicine, discussed the controversial process of Maintenance of Certification.

“This is about our professional responsibilities as it relates to keeping up, maintaining our skills, maintaining our contract to society, however you would like to term that, but our fiduciary responsibility in terms of who we are as internists and who we are within the context of our medical community,” moderator David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP, president of ACP, said during the session.

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