ACG Reaction to ABIM News on MOC – March 29, 2017

Dr. Carol A. Burke ABIM Announces Its Version of Improvement on MOC: Are “Open-Book”, Frequent Exams Diplomate-Centered? ABIM today announced a plan which makes certain concessions to the overwhelming opposition to the state of MOC from ...

ACG Questions ABIM’s Decision on Longer Testing Requirements

Dr. Kenneth DeVault in Philadelphia September 15, 2016 This week, ACG expressed its disappointment to the ABIM upon learning that ABIM will require an additional module for diplomates sitting for the upcoming re-certification exam.  This adds ...

The States and MOC: An ACG Update from Missouri

Dayna S. Early, MD, FACGACG Governor for Missouri I wanted to share some news on the legislative front in Missouri. In late August 2016, two bills were passed in the Missouri legislature that address the issue of Maintenance of Certification ...

ACG Fighting for You Against ABIM’s New MOC Proposals

Dr. Kenneth DeVault in Philadelphia September 15, 2016 The College has been fighting for your interests as the debate on MOC gets more intense and opposition to ABIM’s new alternative MOC pathway heats up — not only from the GI societies, ...

President’s Blog: Sending A Signal on MOC

Dr. DeVault in Philadelphia at ACP, September 15, 2016 Fixing MOC on the Agenda Today in Philadelphia September 15, 2016, Philadelphia, PA – The College has been working all angles to fix the flawed MOC framework and address the fundamental ...

North Carolina Legislature Passes Law Limiting MOC for State Licensing

Joseph W. Kittinger, III, MD, FACG ACG Governor for North Carolina In early July, the North Carolina state legislature passed HB 728, which, among other provisions, states that the North Carolina Medical Board “shall not deny a licensee’s ...