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Am J Surg. 2008 Mar;195(3):284-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.12.001.

Invited lecture: American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification explained.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, The University Hospital, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, MSB 2463, P.O. Box 670558, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0558, USA.


The American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification program requires more effort on the part of individual diplomates, but the principle is to create a better way of documenting the approach to maintenance of certification. The Maintenance of Certification program was designed to document that American Board of Surgery diplomates are maintaining the necessary competencies to provide quality care.

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