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Feb 5 18
By David G. Nichols, MD, MBA Thanks to the impressive and collegial work of more than 11,000 pediatricians who are volunteering their time and insights,...
Jun 1 17
By Trevor Fleck, MPA The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) MOCA-Peds 2017 pilot is off to a strong start. All pediatricians whose MOC examination was...
Mar 29 17
Carol Carraccio, MD, MA, is Vice President of Competency-Based Assessment for the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Carraccio has received the 2017 Joseph W. St...
Mar 15 17
Natasha Sriraman, MD Breastfeeding is good for infants and mothers. Countless studies in the U.S. and throughout the world support this. According to breastfeeding data...
Feb 16 17
By Andy Dwyer, PhD The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) wants all of its exams to assess pediatricians’ grasp of knowledge critical to current pediatric...
Jan 4 17
By Linda A. Althouse, PhD During the design of MOCA-Peds we spent a considerable amount of time and effort discussing security. After all, the plan...
Nov 18 16
The ABP is in the home stretch for the 2017 MOCA-Peds pilot, scheduled to launch on Monday, January 9.
Sep 15 16
Vanessa G. Carroll, MD reflects on her participation in the ABP's new testing pilot focus groups.
Aug 1 16
The ABP has been working with an independent research institution, RTI International, to reach out to pediatricians and elicit their feedback.
Jul 11 16
MOCA-Peds task force has been charged with developing questions, finding references, & writing educational rationales for use in the pilot.
Jun 20 16
The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) continuously engages in thorough reviews of its many content outlines—also known as the blueprints—that define what content will be...
Jun 6 16
We are on track to start that MOCA-Peds pilot in January 2017 for pediatricians who are maintaining certification in general pediatrics.