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August 17, 2018 - Research

Published: ABPMR Research on Predictors of Successful MOC Examination Performance

What are the factors that predict success when taking the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examination? The article, published in the *PM&R Journal*, details findings that may help candidates with examination preparation.

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February 20, 2018 - Research

Published: Research on ABPMR PRM Candidate Performance Per Training Pathway

Physicians who hold subspecialty certification in pediatric rehabilitation medicine (PRM) enter the field through various pathways. Performance on the ABPMR PRM Examination was evaluated in order to determine if there were differences between groups of physicians based on their type of training. Read a summary of the findings, then click through to read the article in the PM&R Journal.

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October 01, 2017 - Research

Published: ABPMR Research on Part I Dimensionality

High-stakes examinations, such as the Part I exam, should measure one dimension of a test-taker’s knowledge. Recently, research was conducted by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation regarding the Part I exam and its unidimensionality. The published article details the results of research on the Part I examination.

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October 01, 2016 - Research

Published: Rates of Candidate Success Correlated with Delays in Taking Exams

Do candidates for board certification wonder whether delaying taking the Part I or Part II Examination benefits their pass/fail rate? This study done by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Education Committee found compelling results to that question.

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October 01, 2016 - Research

Published: ABPMR Research on Pass Rates for Exam Retakes

Findings from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Research Committee often benefit candidates on their pathway to board certification. This recently published article details the results of research on candidate performance and test retakes.

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