Maintenance of Certification in dermatology: What we know, what we don't

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

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Participation in Maintenance of Certification is a reality for the majority of board-certified physicians in the United States. It consists of 4 parts that focus the attention of participants on knowledge assessment, practice performance, communication skills, and patient safety. This continuing medical education article reviews the development and possible future of the program, data regarding Maintenance of Certification, what is currently not known about Maintenance of Certification, and how to navigate the requirements for dermatologists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1.e1-1.e11
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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