We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Comment & Response |

American Board of Internal Medicine and Maintenance of Certification Standards

Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD, MBA1
[+] Author Affiliations
1American Board of Medical Specialties, Chicago, Illinois
JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(8):1423-1424. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.1094.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


To the Editor The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) appreciates the research and feedback presented in the study by Cook et al.1 At approximately the same time this study was undertaken, the ABMS was conducting a 2-year review as part of an ongoing quality improvement process and soliciting input about the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC) from medical professionals, health care organizations, and the public. This review resulted in the 2015 Standards for the ABMS Program for MOC2 approved in January 2014. As the authors acknowledged, the updated standards “address several of the barriers and shortcomings identified in this study.”


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





August 1, 2015
Richard J. Baron, MD
1American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(8):1424-1425. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.1097.
August 1, 2015
George Douglas Everett, MD, MS
1Department of Internal Medicine, Florida Hospital, Orlando
JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(8):1424. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.1106.
August 1, 2015
Eric S. Holmboe, MD; David A. Cook, MD, MHPE
1Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois
2Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(8):1425-1426. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.1115.
Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

See Also...