Tuesday, April 29, 2014

After ANTI MOC petition HITs 10,000 signatures,ABIM CEO Baron debates Dr Wes

ANTI MOC petition causes ABIM concerns see and sign at:

Dr WES: ABIM Thumbs Its Nose at Senior US PhysiciansYesterday, the President and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), in a moment that must have been heartbreaking for him, found himself in the position of having to<span>chasten</span> more than 10,000 unruly senior US physicians, thanks to a <span>petition</span> drive.  In his<span>statement</span>, the aggrieved Dr. Baron, in a plea for common sense, bemoans the fact that physicians do not care enough about patient care or safety to spend $200-400 dollars per year for the ABIM.  This is what the benighted ABIM is up against!  Senior physicians are nothing more than penurious whiners who fail to be appreciative of the Mothership.

Dr Wes summarizes further the ABIM problems at:

After this statement was issued by the ABIM
Statement from Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP, President & CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine regarding anti-MOC petition

Philadelphia, PA, April 28, 2014 - ABIM has heard from many diplomates about their frustrations to the changes to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process. They have concerns about relevance, cost and the time it takes to complete MOC. A <span>petition</span>, signed by more than 10,000 physicians, raises many important issues.  read more at: 

1 comment:

  1. http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/abim-vote-of-no-confidence