Physician Editorial: AMIB's Proposal for Heightened Licensure Exams is Unreasonable
editorial by Alieta Eck, MD, of Piscataway, N.J.
"Over the past 20 years huge demands have been piled onto practicing physicians, pulling them out of their practices, expecting them to take costly review courses and having them spend thousands of dollars to re-certify in their specialties," wrote Dr. Eck. "While this MOC might sound reasonable, less than 5 percent of doctors feel that this makes them better able to care for patients. Specialists find that the tests are outdated, not surprising since it takes time to develop questions, and prepare and administer exams."
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