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Volume 4, Issue 1

In This Issue:

Notes from the Chair: John Oppenheimer, MD

John Oppenheimer, MD

The Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process is a professional response attempting to ensure physician accountability and transparency in... (read more)

PI:PRO Food Allergy PIM now available to ABAI Diplomates

The Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Committee approved the PI:PRO Food Allergy Practice Improvement Module (PIM), sponsored by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) for MOC Part IV credit.

This activity will lead you through a three-stage quality improvement process. A baseline assessment, an action phase, and a reassessment. You must successfully complete the activity in its entirety, in order to earn both Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit and MOC Part IV credit. You should allow at least 60 days to complete the entire module. Please click here for additional information and to register for the PIM.

FAQs — Participation in MOC

Why should I participate? What will happen if I don't? Should I participate if I'm about to retire? View some frequently asked questions about participation in ABAI MOC. (read more)

New Policy Regarding Time-Unlimited Certificates

In 2012, the ABAI established a formal policy for diplomates with a time-unlimited certificate participating in its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Time-unlimited certificate holders have until December 31, 2013 to actively elect or decline... (read more)

President's Message

Stephen I. Wasserman, MD, President

I have just returned from a stimulating and important meeting held by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) focused on Parts II (Self-Assessment) and III (Cognitive Expertise)... (read more)