Wednesday, May 7, 2014

When We Reward Regulators More Than Doctors-That darn MOC again!

Here is a chart Dr. Wes made of the top 10 board members' annual income compared to the same subspecialty physician salaries in 2011 as reported by Medscape, See:

and concludes:
Clearly, the US physician credentialing system as it exists now overwhelmingly rewards people with regulatory oversight rather than those who provide patient care.  Was this the intent?  More specifically, was the intent of the ABIM's "medical professionalism" manuscript to line the pockets of the ABMS member boards in lieu of social justice?  What kind of justice is this?

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