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COVID-19 Updates Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

ABIM is actively monitoring news around COVID-19 and will post regular updates about any changes to scheduled assessments or other impacts to MOC related activities.
Scheduled for an assessment this year? ABIM is working with Pearson VUE to ensure your safety throughout your exam day. Learn more about what to expect at test centers.
Please follow the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the most up-to-date information on the virus.

Complete requirements by 12/31/2022 to avoid a change in certification status Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

After an extension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MOC requirement deadlines are resuming this year. This means you may have one or more MOC requirements due by 12/31/2022. If you do, your personalized Physician Portal will display red and yellow indicators next to the requirement(s) that need your attention. Be sure to complete any outstanding requirements before the end of year to avoid a change in your certification status.

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Research in Progress

Studying the relationship between diagnostic knowledge and diagnostic error prone outcomes

ABIM researchers and external researchers are investigating the association between performance on diagnostic related questions on ABIM’s Internal Medicine MOC exam and 90 day risk of adverse outcomes for treated Medicare patients after an outpatient visit at risk for diagnostic knowledge. These outpatient visits were for new problems at risk for 13 acute outcomes identified as being at risk for diagnostic error. Regressions used to measure associations accounted for such things as treatment related question performance, Medicare HCC risk adjustors, and 20 chronic condition indicators as well as a variety of patient characteristics (e.g., gender, age, race/ethnicity, Medicaid dual eligibility). The study has been submitted for presentation at a leading diagnostic error conference.