MOC implementation unfair


Fam Pract Manag. 2005 Mar;12(3):14-19.

To the Editor:

I took and passed the board exam this summer. Except for the registration process, the computer test went pretty smoothly. Later this year I’ll take the first self-assessment module.

My complaint is about the way the new requirements have been rolled out. Two of my partners and several other doctors I know took the boards in 2002 and will not have to start self-assessment modules until 2010. My unlucky partner and I will have taken a collective 22 self-assessment modules before those doctors even begin. My partner has so far refused to take his 2004 module. I guess I will take mine, but I am concerned I will be wasting my time and money if this requirement is changed.


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