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.
Step-by-step requirements to enter the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC program
Step-by-step requirements to MAINTAIN the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine designation
Pass the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam
Pass the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam once every 10 years
100 points in past 10 years, 60 of those points in the past 3 years
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
Maintain unrestricted license
Self/SHO attestation every five years
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.