Dr. Weiss reply to ACP on ABMS and MOC

Dear Dr. Sgrignoli,
Thank you very much for the courtesy of your thoughtful and detailed reply, however I, and many others, still take exception to MOC as well as the ACP’s position on MOC. You state that the ABIM and ABMS “determine the need for and the direction of the MOC program and it appears that MOC, in some for, will be part of the future of medicine for some time.” You say this like it is a fait accompli, but I ask you, why? By what authority does the ABIM and the ABMS determine the fate of practicing doctors. Continue reading