Newsletter December 2016
One of the major principles under which we operate at the ABFM is our effort to continuously improve what we do. To do so we require data, a research team to analyze it, and the courage to change when evidence supports doing so. In the last issue of the Phoenix, we shared with you how your evaluation of our Self-Assessment and Lifelong Learning activities provided the evidence that we needed to support unlinking the clinical simulation from the knowledge assessment in our old Self-Assessment Modules as well as no longer making it a mandatory component of Family Medicine Certification. As featured in a story in this issue, this change has been heartily endorsed by you.