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November 16, 2020 - Research

Do Milestone Ratings Predict Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Board Certification Examination Scores?

A research team led by Gerard E. Francisco, MD, recently had their research article on milestone ratings and certifying examinations published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Read Dr. Francisco's summary of the research!

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November 09, 2020 - Research

Published: Influence of Sex and Age on Ratings of Confidence and Relevance in Continuing Certification Longitudinal Assessment - A Pilot Study

Carolyn L. Kinney, MD, recently had her research article on the LAPM&R algorithm design published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Read a summary of Dr. Kinney's research!

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March 15, 2020 - Research

Published: Should There Be A Part II ABPMR Examination?: A Psychometric Inquiry

Do ABPMR’s Part I and Part II Examinations measure different competencies? An ABPMR board director-led research team found out.

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February 20, 2020 - Research

Published: Allopathic (MD) and Osteopathic (DO) Performance on the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Initial Certifying Examinations

How do the exam performances of Allopathic physicians compare to Osteopathic physicians on the ABPMR Part I and Part II Examinations?

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January 28, 2020 - Research

Published: Evaluation of Longitudinal Assessment for use in Maintenance of Certification

The ABPMR board director–led research team published an article in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on a quality improvement study that evaluated longitudinal assessment as a replacement for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examination. Click here to read a summary, including a link to the full article.

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