Factors that influence general internists' and surgeons' performance on maintenance of certification exams.

@article{Lipner2011FactorsTI,
  title={Factors that influence general internists' and surgeons' performance on maintenance of certification exams.},
  author={Rebecca S. Lipner and Hao Song and Thomas W Biester and Robert M Rhodes},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2011},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={53-8}
}
PURPOSE Good clinical judgment is important to providing high-quality patient care. Keeping current in one's field is challenged by rapid advances in health care and demanding practices. Understanding the collective factors that influence a practicing physician's clinical judgment could help medical educators design improvement programs that target specific audiences. METHOD Data from two medical specialty boards, the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Surgery, were… CONTINUE READING