About ABIM’s MOC Program
ABIM’s MOC program requires that you:
Earn points every 2 years by completing an activity (of any point value) to be reported as participating in MOC. Points earned will count toward your 100 MOC point requirement.
Earn 100 MOC points every 5 years to stay certified.
Pass an MOC assessment in 10 years, which can be the traditional, 10-year MOC exam, the Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment, or a Collaborative Maintenance Pathway assessment (available in cardiovascular disease and cardiology subspecialties).
MOC Comes in Many Forms.
You may be surprised to find some of your activities can be counted toward MOC and CME. There are many ways you can get credit for MOC for the work you’re already doing – for example, earning a subspecialty certification earns you 100 MOC points, enough to satisfy your 5-year requirement. You’ll also receive 20 MOC points for each year of fellowship you successfully complete. Additionally, some educational activities count for both CME and MOC.
You're a Part of Something Big!
ABIM supports more than 200,000 board certified physicians through:
- Support around issues that are important to physicians - PPE during the pandemic, Joint Statement on Dissemination of Misinformation, grants to build trust and improve diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
- An intentional effort to reduce racism and healthcare inequities for people of color in the United States. Learn more
- Research that helps ensure ABIM assessments promote learning and ensure board certified physicians have current knowledge to provide the best patient care. Learn more
- Promoting to the public how board certified physicians meet the highest professional standards