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Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)

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Westby G.  Fisher, MD, FACC

Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.

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Enough is Enough
It is 8:30PM CST on the 23rd of May, 2018. The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has still not posted their financials from fiscal year 2017, due May 15th, 2018 after an extension is granted by the Internal Revenue Service, on their websit...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Earning MOC™ Points: A Self-Paid Advertorial
As a follow-up of my earlier post on the American Board of Medical Specialties' (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification™(MOC™) program's tax on medical education, I was sent the "approved" responses of two different physicians that were required to answe...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Saturday, May 19, 2018


Taxing Medical Education with MOC
I just received this in my email in-basket from an attendee at this year's Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Scientific Sessions: I just got back from our annual EP meeting (HRS) which was in Boston. As you can imagine, the entire CME process has been bast...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Saturday, May 12, 2018


The Delicate Dance
There is a delicate dance between two partners every day in medicine: the dance between the benefits of innovation and the costs of that innovation. One can't survive without the other. Patients and doctors benefit from the innovation and corporation...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Sunday, May 6, 2018


ABIM Struggles to Keep MOC Relevant and Meaningful
Both MedPageToday and Medical Economics covered the latest American College of Physician (ACP) meeting and know how to drive traffic to their site - just mention Maintenance of Certification, Richard Baron, MD, and their pals at the American Board of...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018


What the ABIM, ACC, and Facebook Have in Common
Mr. Mark Zuckerberg, uncomfortably stuttering and stammering before Senator Cantwell about a little-known company named Palantir (aka "Stanford Analytica"), reminded me of a similar moment when Christine Cassel, MD from the American Board of Internal...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Friday, April 13, 2018


An Internet Quiz: ABIM's Website Moves the Goalposts Again
The Internet loves mystery... and cover-up. There are very bright minds out there, and nothing gets those juices flowing for the dedicated Internet sleuths than when someone is trying to hide a carefully crafted change that benefits the Big Guy and...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Monday, April 9, 2018


Feldman: MOC is Good For You
It was helpful for me to read this take on maintenance of certification from Wake Forest dermatologist Steve R Feldman, MD, PhD in The-Dermatologist.com. There are so many straw dogs here it boggles the mind, but the piece exposes a level of naďveté ...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Wednesday, April 4, 2018


AOA Agrees to Settle Antitrust Claims
According to the court docket, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is in talks to settle the anti-trust claim (Case 1:2016cv04644) made against it on August 1, 2016, by four osteopathic physicians. The terms of the settlement are still being n...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Saturday, March 31, 2018


ABMS/ACP "Vision:" Specialty Societies To Do MOC® Dirty Work
With the ABIM still holding out on filing its FY 2017 Form 990's for the ABIM and the ABIM Foundation, the newly-formed ABMS "Vision Commission" is serving as a distractor to what's really happening behind the scenes. Instead of ending the corrupt Ma...
Dr. Wes (IM/Cardiology)
Sunday, March 25, 2018



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