Initial Certification indicates that physicians have met rigorous standards through intensive study, accredited training and evaluation and that they have the clinical judgment, skills and attitudes essential for the delivery of excellent patient care.
MOC is a professionally determined standard that attests that an internist is staying current in knowledge and practice throughout his/her career.
For more than 75 years, Certification by ABIM has stood for the highest standard in internal medicine and its 20 subspecialties.
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Submitting outstanding evaluations after published deadlines puts trainee certification eligibility at risk. Residents/fellows with incomplete training will not be eligible for board certification.
The Internal Medicine deadline falls on June 30 because ABIM will not have evaluation information on your trainees upon which to base eligibility decisions until the non-ACGME-accredited program submits them to ABIM.
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