Engagement of family physicians in maintenance of certification remains high

James C. Puffer, Andrew W. Bazemore, Carlos R. Jaén, Imam M. Xierali, Robert L. Phillips, Samuel M. Jones

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Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians was created to enhance the quality of care delivered by family physicians but risked decreasing their engagement due to the increased burden of meeting additional requirements to remain board-certified. Participation by family physicians in Maintenance of Certification remains higher than predicted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-762
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Health policy
  • Policy brief
  • Primary health care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice


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