Maintenance of Certification in dermatology: Requirements for diplomates

Erik Stratman, Robert S. Kirsner, Thomas D. Horn

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Since 2006, after completing a cognitive certifying or recertifying examination, dermatologists are automatically enrolled into Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and can access a personalized electronic table (at that presents the requirements over the 10-year cycle. On this web site, diplomates can also pay the annual fee and attest to completion of the various components. Clicking on hyperlinks in the table launches explanations of the requirements. A hyperlink below the table takes the reader to the various resources approved for completion of the MOC requirements. There is a login tab in the upper left corner with a login help feature below. Clicking on the MOC tab will bring up the table. The timeline is specific to the individual.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13.e1-13.e4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2013


  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • dermatology
  • maintenance of certification
  • maintenance of licensure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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