Suggested Timeline For ABIM MOC Process
|Steps for ABIM MOC||Recommended Timing||ACP Resources and Links|
|Enroll in ABIM’s MOC program||1-4 years after Certification or Recertification|
|Earn 20-80 MOC points for self-evaluation of medical knowledge*||1-5 years before 10-year mark|
|Earn 20-80 MOC points for self-evaluation of practice performance*||1.5-3 years before 10-year mark (can take 9-12 months to complete process)||
|Register for the ABIM MOC exam||1-4 years before 10-year mark|
|Study for the exam||1 year before the exam|
|Intense Review||2 months before ABIM MOC exam||
*100 self-evaluation points are required, with at least 20 for medical knowledge, at least 20 for practice performance, and 60 in either area.
Watch a sample of the MOC Exam Preparation course.
Discuss MOC issues and strategies with your ACP colleagues in the Maintenance of Certification Special Interest Group.