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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.

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What's Next

We understand that waiting for your score report to arrive can be stressful. Please remember that results can take up to three months from the date of the last administered exam.

Understanding Your Score Report

While you may be worried while waiting for your score report, there’s good news: the majority of physicians pass the exam on their first attempt.

Once you receive your score report, it’s important to review the areas in which your scores were lower than others, as that can help you decide where to focus your learning activities in the future. We’ve created a cheat sheet to help you understand some of the terms used in your score report.

If you were not successful on your exam, please review ABIM's Board Eligibility policy to confirm when you'll be able to take your next certification exam. 

Did you know?

  • Upon achievement of your ABIM Board Certification in internal medicine or a subspecialty, you will be eligible to claim AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ directly from the AMA. Learn more

MOC Requirements

ABIM's MOC program requires that you:

  • Complete one approved activity at least every 2 years.
  • Earn at least 100 MOC points through these approved activities every 5 years.
  • Take and pass a knowledge assessment, which can be the traditional, 10-year MOC exam, the Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment, or a Collaborative Maintenance Pathway assessment that is available in Cardiovascular Disease and cardiology subspecialties. Learn More

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