Engagement of family physicians seven years into maintenance of certification

James C. Puffer, Andrew W. Bazemore, Warren P. Newton, Laura Makaroff, Imam M. Xierali, Larry A. Green

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Transitioning Family Physicians to continuous Maintenance of Certification (MOC) was intended to support the quality improvement movement nationally, but it also risked decreasing their engagement due to the increased requirements for retaining certification. However, after completing the transition of all family physicians into MOC in 2010, participation appears higher than ever.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)483-484
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice


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