American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS)

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633 N. Saint Clair Street, Suite 2320
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 202-5900

Maintenance of Certification Part II Lifelong Learning & Self-Assessment Requirements

  • ABTS accepts 150 CME hours over 5-years, half of which (75) need to be related to Thoracic Surgery.
  • Must complete the SESATS exercise during the fifth year.

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Please Note:

The American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) requires that diplomates engage in MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Activities to maintain their certification. This ABTS Board page has been developed to increase access to practice relevant MOC activities that meet the individual learning of ABTS diplomates. For more information regarding the ABTS MOC program requirements, please visit Additional MOC resources located on the right side aim to assist ABTS diplomates in fulfilling additional CME requirements for MOC. All links are associated with accredited CME providers.

Disclaimer – MOC Program requirements from the ABMS Member Boards is for general informational purposes only. The applicable MOC requirements are determined by each ABMS Member Board and may change from time to time. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is correct, it is ultimately the responsibility of the user to confirm the applicable MOC requirements with the relevant ABMS Member Board(s).

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Internet point-of-care learning is a certified CME activity in which a physician engages in self-directed, online learning on topics relevant to their clinical practice

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