For Dr. Weber, the pilot provides a new approach to learning and assessment that offers several advantages over the single high-stakes exam. Among these advantages is the focus on concurrent and continuous assessment and learning that helps diplomates keep up with the current literature and evidence-based medicine.
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“The goal,” said Dr. Weber, “is to ensure that practicing physicians have correct medical knowledge so they can provide evidence-based care for their patients.”
Mary Beth Nierengarten is a freelance medical writer based in Minnesota.