Complete at least 1 MOC Activity every 2 years (counts towards 5 and 10 years marks)
By the end of year 5
100 MOC Points, 20 of which must be Medical Knowledge
By the end of year 10
Pass the MOC Exam
Additional 100 MOC Points, 20 of which must be Medical Knowledge
The American Board of Internal Medicine requires 1 MOC activity every 2 years (which counts towards the MOC points for the current 5-year period), 100 MOC Points every 5 years, and passing of the MOC Exam within 10 years of last passing the exam.
2 Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility.
24 AMA, AOA and/or AAFP Category 1 Credits.
The Texas Medical Board requires 48 Category 1 credits approved by the AMA, AOA, AAFP, Texas medical Association, or the board. Of these hours, at least 24 must be formal, Category 1 or 1A credits. Furthermore, at least 2 of these formal hours must involve the study of medical ethics/personal responsibility. The remaining 24 can be informal hours; self study, attendance at hospitals, grand rounds.