News Article(s) tagged #CC


November 30, 2021 - CC

2021 CC Survey Results Preview

In 2021, we asked all ABPMR diplomates to share their feedback on the new CC (Continuing Certification) Program, including their thoughts on LA-PM&R (longitudinal assessment for PM&R), QI, professionalism, and other requirements. Click to see a preview of the survey results!

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October 20, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: You're Already Doing QI

In the QI Project Series, we discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the fourth article in the series about finding applicable QI topics in your daily routines.

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September 21, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Measuring Muscle Loss in Stroke Survivors with Spasticity

Sheng Li, MD, PhD, submitted this month's QI Project Spotlight. Dr. Li's project focused on improving the quality of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to accurately measure muscle loss in post-stroke patients. Click to read the full project!

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September 16, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: Pre-measure Twice, Change Once

In the QI Project Series, we discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the third article in the series about the importance of pre-measuring.

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September 02, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: Done in Weeks, Not Months

In the QI Project Series, we discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the second article in the series about the timing of projects.

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August 26, 2021 - CC

Seven Years Later: Re-Administering the MOC Survey

In 2014, we administered what would become a landmark survey - the 2014 ABPMR MOC Survey. What diplomates shared about relevance, meaning, and burden shaped the decisions and direction of the ABPMR approach to MOC for years to come. After transitioning to Continuing Certification using LA-PM&R in 2021, we're re-administering the survey to assess our progress and continue to improve the program.

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August 20, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Providing Quality VA Pain Care By Decreasing Wait Times

The August QI Project feature was submitted by Devon Shuchman, MD. Dr. Shuchman and her team in the Ann Arbor VA Health System completed this project with the goal of improving care for veterans with quicker access to pain care procedures. Click to read Dr. Shuchman's project!

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August 17, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: Small-Scale and Simple

Welcome to a new QI Project Series where we will discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the first part of the series!

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July 13, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Assessing Patients With Back Pain in a Resident-Run Clinic

The July QI project was submitted by Alexandra Samas, DO. Dr. Samas completed her project during her residency at Stony Brook University, and used her QI project to better evaluate patients with lower back pain using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) survey. Click to read her full project and how she achieved her goal!

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June 08, 2021 - CC

QI Project: Create a Submittable Account to Complete Your Project

The new QI project submission platform has launched! Click to read how to create a Submittable account and navigate the platform.

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