Blog Category: Medical Education

How to Get CME/CE Credits Before the End of the Year

It’s all here: REMS  and MOC for ABIM, ABP, ABO, ABPN, and Royal College.

The leaves are starting to change, and pine cones litter my yard. Somehow, we’ve reached mid-October already, and I’d like to draw attention to the American …

Lessons From the Frontlines of Continuing Medical Education

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Members of the CME Outfitters team, specifically co-managing partners, Jan Perez and Shari Tordoff; Director of Accreditation, Whitney Faler, MPA; and Director of Educational Outcomes, Jamie …

NY Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English Majors

Rather than accepting medical students who majored in biology or chemistry, Mt Sinai New York have accepted applicants who came through a humanities-oriented program at Mount Sinai known as HuMed. As undergraduates, they majored in things like English or history …

Use of Social Media Gets Science and Scientists Noticed

Academic researchers are turning to social media more and more, especially among the younger scientists and a new willingness to share their work. [More…]…

APA Reviews Maintenance of Certification

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) published a review and summary of the maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). This review is designed to assist members to prepare for the ABPN re-certification process.…

Interns may devote only 12% of their time to patients

In the New York Times (5/30) “Well” blog, Pauline W. Chen, MD, writes that a “dramatic decrease in time spent with patients compared with previous generations appears to be linked to new constraints young doctors now face, most …

Studying Bias in Evaluations of Doctors

According to an article in the British Medical Journal, official assessments of a doctor’s professionalism should be considered carefully before being accepted due to the tendency for some doctors to receive lower scores than others, and the tendency of …