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June 12, 2019 - Board Director News

ABPMR Strategic Plan: Reaffirmed Mission, Reimagined Vision, Refocused Strategies

After a yearlong planning process, which included internal and external stakeholders, the ABPMR is announcing their renewed strategic plan for the next five years. Read more about the reaffirmed mission, new vision statement, and the key strategic areas of the plan.

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June 06, 2019 - MOC

Longitudinal Assessment vs. Exams: How to Think About CertLink

Still have some questions about how CertLink is going to be different from the MOC Examination? You're not alone! This article helps diplomates understand the shift from high stakes testing to longitudinal assessment and on-going learning.

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June 06, 2019 - CertLink

Curious about CertLink? Watch This Intro Video to Preview

We've announced plans to implement longitudinal assessment using CertLink — but you won't be able to start until 2020. If you're curious about the platform and its features, watch our brief intro video for a preview.

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May 29, 2019 - Board Director News

Welcome, Dr Clinchot!

Daniel M Clinchot MD was recently elected as the next ABPMR board director. His first term of service will begin on August 1, 2019. Click through to read about Dr Clinchot's experience in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine and his long history of service in the field. Welcome, Dr Clinchot!

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May 13, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Decreasing the Number of Postponed Procedures by Improving Pre-Visit Communication

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Erika Cottrell, MD. Dr. Cottrell wanted to improve the rate of procedures done in the office, by lowering the number of instances of patients forgetting to hold their medications.

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April 26, 2019 - CertLink

ABPMR CertLink Pilot Successful

Following the acceleration of its longitudinal assessment pilot, the ABPMR is announcing today that according to its outcome measures, the pilot was a success. Read more about the pilot results, including performance on the MOC Examination, evidence of learning, and user satisfaction.

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April 26, 2019 - MOC

ABPMR Announces Retirement of MOC Examination; Implementation of Longitudinal Assessment for MOC

Following a successful longitudinal assessment pilot, the ABPMR is announcing its plans to implement the program one year sooner than previously anticipated — participation in longitudinal assessment will count for the MOC assessment requirement beginning in 2020. Read more details here.

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April 18, 2019 - CertLink

Longitudinal Assessment Pilot User Satisfaction Results Are In

ABPMR CertLink Pilot Participants have spoken: Overwhelmingly, they say longitudinal assessment is a valuable learning tool, helping them identify knowledge gaps and adding value to their board certification.. Read the story for the full results.

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April 09, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Increasing Consistency of Needle Tracking During Acupuncture Treatment

April’s ABPMR PIP Spotlight focused on the implementation of needle documentation forms to improve safety rates for patients, physicians, and staff. This PIP Spotlight is by Francis Unson, DO.

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April 09, 2019 - Board Director News

Meet the Director Video Series

Do you wonder who the ABPMR Board Directors are, and what they have to say about the board’s role in the PM&R field? Get to know the ABPMR Board of Directors by watching the “Meet the Board Directors” video series.

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