Browse MOC Activities by Competency
Once board certified by an ABMS Member Board, physicians maintain their medical specialty expertise by participating in a robust continuous professional development program called the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®). The MOC program provides physicians a structured approach for enhancing patient care and improving patient outcomes through focused assessment and improvement activities.
The Program for MOC involves ongoing measurement of six core competencies first adopted by ABMS and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in 1999. They are: