The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is preparing to launch the Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment (LKA™) in January, a new assessment option for maintaining board certification. The LKA replaces ABIM’s 2-year Knowledge Check-In. The traditional 10-year MOC exam will still be available to any diplomate who prefers this option.
How this new assessment pathway works
The first set of questions will be delivered Jan. 4, 2022, so if you plan to begin this assessment pathway we encourage you to enroll soon and start engaging early as unopened questions will expire at the end of each quarter and will count against the 100 allowable unopened questions over five years. The first quarter ends March 31, 2022.
AGA, along with the other GI societies, has been actively involved in the process of reforming the MOC system. We will continue to advocate for our principles and to keep you informed of future developments.
Because of the relatively small number of those certifying in Transplant Hepatology, LKA will not be an option for this discipline. The traditional 10-year MOC Exam will be the only assessment available in Transplant Hepatology.