ABMS Value of MOC

Read the MOC Success Story featuring Donald R. Mackay, M.D., former Chair of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.


Read the ABMS Commentary published in Fortune Magazine's online publication, Fortune.com.


The ABMS Evidence Library® online tool highlights empirical evidence supporting Board Certification and the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®). This easily searchable database incorporates articles that have demonstrated the effectiveness of continuing certification; discuss the need for ongoing assessment and learning, and investigate one or more of the mechanisms used in one of the Member Boards Programs for MOC, as well as other relevant topics.

To date, the ABMS Evidence Library database contains more than 200 research study annotations. 


The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) have partnered to provide easy access to ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®) activities for diplomates and Continuing Medical Education (CME) providers.