Family Medicine Certification Exam Question Bank
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“This is the best way for a busy family practitioner to revise for recertification: interactive, concise, and up-to-date! I highly recommend this product. ”Dr. Jennifer Gwozdz
Key MOC Features
Family Medicine MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- General Medicine
- Muscuoskeletal and Sports Medicine
- Endocrinology / Metabolism
- Hospital Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Allergy and Immunology
- Reproductive - Male
- Ambulatory Medicine
- Women's Health
- Geriatrics and Palliative
- Infectious Disease
- Rheumatology / Orthopedics
- Pulmonary / Critical Care
- Population-Based Care
- Urgent Care
Elise Torres, MD
Our Family Medicine editor, Elise Torres, MD, is a board-certified family physician who practices full spectrum family medicine and telemedicine. After graduating from Stanford University and Harvard Medical School, she completed her family residency training at the Stanford O'Connor Family Medicine Residency and obstetrics fellowship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA.
Family Medicine Continuing Certification Info
There are four components within the American Board of Family Medicine's Continuing Certification program:
- Self-Assessment and Lifelong Learning
- Cognitive Expertise
- Performance Improvement
- Foundation of Family Medicine Certification
The BoardVitals Family Medicine MOC Question Bank will help you pass the component within the ABFM's recertification process known as Cognitive Expertise or the Family Medicine Certification examination.
Family Medicine Certification Exam Pass Rate
The 2017 Family Medicine Certification Examination Pass Rate for continuing certification for the U.S. was 92.2%.
As with many of the Medical Specialty exams, there is a strong correlation between the number of practice questions taken and performance on the real exam.
Family Medicine Certification Exam Content:
The BoardVitals Family Medicine MOC question bank follows the ABFM Family Medicine Certification Examination Content Blueprint as follows:
- Cardiovascular 10%
- Endocrine 7%
- Gastrointestinal 6%
- Hematologic/Immune 3%
- Integumentary 5%
- Musculoskeletal 10%
- Nephrologic 3%
- Neurologic 3%
- Nonspecific 8%
- Psychogenic 6%
- Reproductive—Female 3%
- Reproductive—Male 1%
- Respiratory 11%
- Special Sensory 2%
- Population-based Care 4%
- Patient-based Systems 4%
- *Module 13%
*The examinee chooses the module at the time of the examination from the eight possible choices below:
- Ambulatory Family Medicine
- Women’s Health
- Maternity Care
- Emergent/Urgent Care
- Hospital Medicine
- Sports Medicine
Recertification Note: We suggest choosing the topics where you spend most of the time in practice. The exam covers mostly fundamentals, so just through day to day practice you likely know most of the content for a couple of the modules. Geriatrics is one of the most popular areas for a number of reasons.
In addition to the BoardVitals Family Medicine MOC Question Bank, we recommend reviewing the Exam Preparation Videos and Documents on the ABFM Website.
The BoardVitals question bank also targets the AOBFP OCC continuous certification exam. Additional resources may be available via the AAFP and ACOFP.
VIDEO: Family Medicine MOC Board Review Question Explained
BoardVitals' Cofounder, Dr. Andrea Paul, answers a question from our Family Medicine MOC question bank! This lecture is part of our "Practice Connection" video series that we developed to highlight helpful practice questions and explanations. Check out this Family Medicine lecture discussing how to diagnose particular skin lesions, covered in our Family Medicine MOC question bank.
Stated Learning Objectives for the Family Medicine CME Activity
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Provide current guideline-based approaches to the topics presented
- Improve your ability to diagnose and manage patients in these areas
- Incorporate evidence-based changes into your practice
Reviewing Medical Faculty
- Carolyn Lopez, MD
How do I earn Family Medicine CME Credits?
- Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
- Purchase the Family Medicine Question Bank with optional CME Certificate Add-on.
- Answer questions with at least 70% accuracy (you may correct answers as you go).
- Redeem and submit the form and evaluation.
- Print your PDF certificate of completion.
*Please Note: Non-MOC hours (CME only) are self-reported. Please follow the instructions given by your board to report your CME hours.
For full steps, view our Support Page on Redeeming CME Hours.
AccreditationsBoardVitals is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
BoardVitals designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Family Medicine CME info found here.
This Enduring Material activity, Online Family Medicine Question Bank Based On The ABFM Blueprint, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 100.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 02/23/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.