Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO
As you know, for more than 2 years, ASCO has been working closely with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to shape the future of maintenance of certification (MOC) and assessment for our specialty. The ASCO MOC Task Force was charged by ASCO’s membership to make the process for maintaining certification less burdensome and more reflective of current oncology practice. ASCO is pleased to inform you of some changes to MOC that are a direct result of your input and an open, transparent collaboration with the ABIM.
Beginning in 2020, oncologists will be able to choose from two different assessment pathways, providing you with more flexibility. Here are the details:
Our shared goal is to co-create assessment options that uphold standards that patients can trust while recognizing oncologists for their demonstration of continued expertise.— Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO
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The ASCO/ABIM collaboration is ongoing as we work to improve lifelong learning activities for oncologists.
Our shared goal is to co-create assessment options that uphold standards that patients can trust while recognizing oncologists for their demonstration of continued expertise.
If you have additional questions about MOC, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. ■
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