The summary below is from the full report titled “Who Is Maintaining Certification in Internal Medicine—and Why? A National Survey 10 Years after Initial Certification.” It is in the 3 January 2006 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 144, pages 29-36). The authors are R.S. Lipner, W.H. Bylsma, G.K. Arnold, G.S. Fortna, J. Tooker, and C.K. Cassel.
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Which Board-Certified Doctors Are Renewing Their Certification, and Why?. Ann Intern Med. ;144:I–36. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-144-1-200601030-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2006;144(1):I-36.
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