quickly sent out a statement proclaiming its differences from the ABIM, boasting of greater responsiveness.
Second, this potential problem with patient-rating systems is exactly why the ABPN
has argued against and has no intention of including those ratings as part of any public reporting on the status of diplomates' performance in its MOC program.
had told me that even though I recently had recertified in geriatric psychiatry, it would be invalidated if I did not recertify in general psychiatry in a year's time.
The American Academy of Neurology requested that ABPN
consider the new subspecialty, Dr.
Boarding time; the psychiatry candidate's new guide to part II of the ABPN
examination, 4th ed.
Part 1 gives a historical overview of the founding of the ABPN
and profiles early key figures.
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) accepted addiction psychiatry as a subspecialty in 1991, and the first Subspecialty Certification in Addiction Psychiatry certificates were issued in 1993 by ABPN
This study guide helps residents and recent residency graduates review the concepts found on the annual resident in-service exam and the ABPN
certification in the subspecialty of forensic psychiatry.
Maybe this model should be adapted by the ABPN
, either in addition to--or instead of--the current process.
is still working out the details of the self-assessment activities and performance-in-practice modules, including how to provide the tools for ABPN
diplomates to fulfill these components.
To that end, the 2 parts of this article highlight current ABPN
MOC requirements and provide resources for understanding, tracking, and completing the self-assessment (SA) and performance-in-practice (PIP) components.