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ABIM is committed to research regarding Certification, Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and our assessment programs. Research areas include the value of physician assessment and evaluation, the role of certification and MOC and efficacy of assessment tools. Learn more about how ABIM uses physician data for research.

We welcome your comments about our research.

Featured Research Infographic

The Value of Assessment

Studies have found that ther are four key elements to keeping knowledge current and easily retrievable. Taking an assessment as part of ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program touchsd on all four of these elements. Download the full PDF with citations.

More Research Highlights

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VIDEO | Medical Knowledge and Patient Outcomes

A video tour of almost 50 articles providing an overview of evidence related to medical knowledge to patient-relevant outcomes.

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INFOGRAPHICS | The Value of the Board Certified Physician

View our research infographics that highlight the expertise inherent in board-certified physicians and the significant role MOC assessments play in supporting physicians in their quest to provide the best patient care.