In this feature, AAOS Now explores common misconceptions about the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s (ABOS) Maintenance of Certification™ (MOC) process.

MYTH: MOC doesn’t apply to some orthopaedic surgeons.

FACT: If you have a time limit on your board certification, you need to be aware of your MOC requirements and deadlines and should be working toward meeting them, according to ABOS Executive Director Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD.

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