Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

AGA Institute Guidebook to ABIM Maintenance of Certification: 2017-2018 Update (PDF)

Nov. 28, 2017

Guidebooks provide concise one- to two-page monographs linked to each of the questions in the corresponding ABIM maintenance of certification module.

Get the CME and MOC You Need

Nov. 27, 2017

Meet your year-end requirements with the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions.

Get the Clinical Answers You Need Anytime, Anywhere

Sept. 20, 2017

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Earn CME and MOC at Your Convenience

July 12, 2017

Ordering the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions gives you the chance to earn continuing medical education credits at your leisure.

Update on ABIM’s Changes to MOC

April 12, 2017

AGA remains committed to the principle that recertification should be less burdensome.

MOC Changes Coming to GI in 2019

March 30, 2017

It remains to be seen whether this new system is an improvement for GI learners.

MOC Debate Heats Up: 2 Things to Know

Sept. 28, 2016

Join the discussion on the AGA Community to share your thoughts on the recent ABIM proposals.
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ABIM Launches Survey; AGA Continues to Advocate for MOC Reform

Sept. 7, 2016

AGA has concerns about the two assessment pathways (2-year and 5-year) that ABIM has outlined in the survey.

ABIM Responds to AGA Call for MOC Plan

May 17, 2016

ABIM expects to provide more specific details about an alternative option no later than Dec. 31, 2016.

ABIM to Offer New MOC Assessment Options

May 5, 2016

While a positive step, questions remain as to whether the changes are enough or if the assessment will be individualized for subspecialists.

MOC Blueprint Review

April 21, 2016

ABIM is surveying GIs on the MOC blueprint tool, which it uses to design future assessments.

The Latest from ABIM

April 13, 2016

ABIM leader addresses AGA letter and discusses MOC timeline during twice-yearly meeting.

AGA Leads Coalition of Specialties Asking ABIM for Clarity on MOC

April 5, 2016

Presidents of AGA and leading specialty societies asked for an answer by the end of April and will keep you posted on what we hear.

After Months of AGA Advocacy, Some Progress from ABIM

March 24, 2016

ABIM promises to explore open-book assessments and develop a timeline and plan to ultimately implement changes in the MOC process.

Report from the ABIM GI Specialty Board Meeting

March 9, 2016

AGA leaders provide update on last week's American Board of Internal Medicine meeting on MOC and explain why they left disappointed.

ABIM Continues Retreat from Complicated Recertification Process

Dec. 16, 2015

AGA continues to fight for a recertification system that fosters active learning, not high-stakes testing.

AGA Rallies GI Societies to Push ABIM to Change MOC

Nov. 4, 2015

The societies presented ABIM with five consensus principles to guide reform of the complicated recertifcation process.

What AGA Members Say about Recertification

Sept. 3, 2015

Thanks to all AGA members who completed our survey and let us know your feelings about MOC and our vision of the ideal pathway for recertification.

AGA Proposes Eliminating Secure Exam for MOC

Aug. 20, 2015

We want your feedback on AGA's proposal to replace the high-stakes MOC examination.

AGA Advocates ABIM Improve Maintenance of Certification

Feb. 5, 2015

AGA will continue to push for an MOC process that is truly educational and relates to our personal subspecialty practice.

Remarks from Internal Medicine Summit

July 22, 2014

AGA believes that health professionals should constantly learn and try to improve. We welcome the opportunity work with ABIM to refine the recertification process in gastroenterology.