The traditional MOC exam is ABIM's enhanced 10-year exam. If you're interested in taking this exam, here's some quick information to help guide your decision.
||Every 10 years
||Test center only
||In all specialties
|Assessment Experience (security):
|Access to UpToDate®:
||Takes 6-8 weeks to get results
||Available 1-2 times a year
|Breadth of Discipline:
||Yes, exam covers the breadth of the discipline
||You earn 20 medical knowledge points for every attempt
||Approximately 10 hours
Eligibility and Registration
Registration opened for all 2019 ABIM assessments on December 1, 2018. Registration opens for all 2020 ABIM assessments on December 1, 2019.
Tips for all physicians taking the traditional MOC exam
- Take the exam tutorial to practice using UpToDate® and become comfortable with the interface.
- Review the exam blueprint to gain a better understanding of the content that will be covered. All exams are currently breadth of discipline.
- Sign in to your Physician Portal and review your appointment time.
- Familiarize yourself with the exam day schedule.
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