Internal Medicine Board MOC Question Bank and Prep
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“The questions and answers provided for an overall excellent review of Internal Medicine. I highly recommend this program for a general intensive review of Internal Medicine, an excellent review for the ABIM INTERNAL MEDICINE Boards, and provides for a review by specialty topic at your own pace and convenience. I would highly recommend this program for any Internist interested in keeping up with the new guidelines, etc. Thank you.”Mary Bernadette Galvin
Key MOC Features
Internal Medicine MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- Infectious Disease
- Endocrinology & Metabolism
- General Medicine
- Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care
- Allergy and Immunology
ABIM Internal Medicine MOC Exam Info and Pass Rates
Beginning in 2018, the ABIM started offering a new two year-assessment option called a Knowledge Check-In for physicians to meet their MOC program requirements in lieu of taking the traditional MOC Exam.
The First-Time Taker Pass Rate for the 2018 Internal Medicine MOC Exam was 95%.
What topics are covered on the ABIM Internal Medicine MOC Exam and Knowledge Check-In assessment?
According to the ABIM Internal Medicine MOC Exam Blueprint, the exam covers the following topics:
- Allergy and Immunology 2%
- Cardiovascular 15%
- Dermatology 3%
- Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism 10%
- Gastroenterology 10%
- Geriatric Syndromes 3%
- Hematology 4%
- Infectious Disease 10%
- Medical Oncology 6%
- Miscellaneous 1%
- Nephrology and Urology 6%
- Neurology 4%
- Obstetrics and Gynecology 3%
- Ophthalmology 1%
- Otolaryngology and Dental Medicine 1%
- Psychiatry 3%
- Pulmonary Disease 8%
- Rheumatology and Orthopedics 10%
Note that the exam outline is structured around the topics most commonly encountered. For example, since Cardiovascular Disease is one of the leading killers / more common conditions, it is tested heavily at 15%. The MOC ABIM exam is meant to focus on the most general conditions possible – don’t spend your time chasing the more esoteric topics if you are short on study time.
The BoardVitals question bank is structured to cover all of these topics in relative percentage to prevalence on the exam.
The BoardVitals question bank also targets the AOBIM OCC continuous certification exam. Additional resources may be available via the ACP.
How many questions are on the ABIM Internal Medicine MOC Exam?
The exam is comprised of up to 220 multiple choice questions (MCQ) in single best answer format. Of the 220 questions, 50 are new questions that will not count towards the candidate's score. The exam will take approximately 10 hours which is divided into four sessions.
Be prepared to see lab results, photographs (especially for dermatological conditions), x-rays, and ECGs.
To familiarize yourself with ABIM exam question format, we recommend reviewing the ABIM's Internal Medicine MOC exam tutorial.
How many questions are on the ABIM Internal Medicine Knowledge Check-In Assessment?
The Knowledge Check-In Assessment is made up of approximately 90 single-best-answer multiple-choice questions divided into two sessions. It takes about 3 hours to complete.
VIDEO: Internal Medicine MOC Board Review Question Explained
Internal Medicine Resident, Dr. Mike Natter, answers a question from our Internal Medicine MOC question bank! This lecture is part of our "Practice Connection" video series that we developed to highlight helpful practice questions and explanations. This Internal Medicine lecture explains the most likely diagnosis related to symptoms causing diarrhea, covered in our Internal Medicine MOC question bank. Check it out!
Stated Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Make a diagnosis
- Order and interpret results
- Assess risk, determine prognosis, and apply principles from epidemiologic studies
- Describe the underlying pathophysiology of disease and basic science knowledge
Contributing Medical Faculty
- Jean Chen, MD
- Trek Lanahan, MD
- Thomas Lambert, MD
How do I earn Internal Medicine CME Credits?
- Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
- Purchase the Internal 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. Members of the ABIM, ABPath, ABP, and ABHONS MOC credits will be submitted to the respective board website by BoardVitals.
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 Internal Medicine CME info found here.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 40 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.