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):
|Open Book (access to UpToDate®):
||Takes 6-8 weeks to get results
||Available twice 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 opens for all 2019 ABIM assessments on December 1, 2018.
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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