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MOC Trials

Maintenance of certification (MOC) has become a contentious issue for physicians across the nation.  Many physicians are required to complete continuing medical education (CME) courses to maintain their state medical license and specialty MOC; [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sleep over Safety?

Dr. Atul Grover, the Chief Public Policy Officer of the AAMC, alerted me to the fact that Public Citizen and the American Medical Student Association were up in arms over the current study deliberating between the 2003 and 2011 ACGME duty hour [...]

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Toward GME Accountability

An analysis of over 750 institutions shows that fewer than one-quarter of doctors train as primary care providers. Dr. Candice Chen and colleagues attempted to assess outcomes of the nearly $10 billion federal Medicare and more than $3 billion [...]

August 5, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Social Mission of Medical Education

Medical educators must train those studying to become physicians in the science of medicine. But because many medical schools fund their endeavors through research money, the social mission of medicine often gets neglected. This nation, and by [...]

July 12, 2010 // 2 Comments

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