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AMA Guidelines on Testing Physician Competency | AMA council guidance for testing fails to win over delegates

How Can Competency be Measured in Older Docs?

AMA council guidance for testing fails to win over delegates

In a floor vote of 281-222 on Tuesday, delegates sent the report back to the Council on Medical Education, which issued the guiding principles. Some hospitals and health systems already require competency testing by older physicians, but there are currently no standards for these tests.

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A set of guiding principles from an American Medical Association council on assessing the competency of senior/late career physicians failed to gain adoption at the AMA’s interim meeting here.

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SOURCE: https://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/ama/76334

 

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