AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC

General internists who concentrate their practice in the care of hospitalized patients can certify in the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.

 

 

INITIAL DESIGNATION
Step-by-step requirements to enter the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC program

MAINTAIN DESIGNATION
Step-by-step requirements to MAINTAIN the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine designation

EXAM

Pass the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam
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Pass the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam once every 10 years More info

MOC Self-Assessment POINTS

100 points in past 10 years, 60 of those points in the past 3 years
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100 points every 5 years:
At least 20 points in medical knowledge
At least 20 points in practice performance
Must complete some MOC activity every two years
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LICENSURE

Maintain unrestricted license

Maintain unrestricted license

ATTESTATION

Self/SHO attestation
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Self/SHO attestation every five years
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Note: In order to maintain the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine designation, diplomates only need to take the Hospital Medicine MOC exam. Diplomates are NOT required to take the Internal Medicine MOC exam to maintain the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine designation.