Maintenance of Certification
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I use the Sharp MOCAP services for my MOC Part IV credit requirements?
Sharp MOCAP was created to make it easier for Sharp HealthCare physicians to meet MOC Part IV requirements.
What are the benefits of Sharp MOCAP?
Physicians can earn MOC Part IV credit for participating in health care QI efforts within Sharp; this is an added incentive to improve patient care in the workplace while aligning with the organization's mission, vision and goals. Sharp MOCAP provides a single process for approval by multiple ABMS Member Boards.
Where can I find more information about ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program?
Please visit the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program for more information.
What is MOC Part IV: Improvement in Medical Practice?
MOC Part IV engages in ongoing assessment and improvement activities to improve patient outcomes and demonstrate the use of evidence and best practices compared to peers and national benchmarks.
Who is eligible to participate in Sharp MOCAP?
Sharp HealthCare-affiliated physicians.
What do I need to do to earn credit from the Sharp MOCAP?
Physicians must participate in a Sharp QI project that was approved for MOC Part IV credit.
What is the responsibility of a Physician Project Lead?
The Physician Project Lead is responsible for submitting progress reports, verification of project completion, presentation/publication of results to the CME Department and leading participating physicians through the project.
Why is my specialty board not participating in the national Multi-Specialty MOC Program?
It is up to the individual specialty boards to decide whether or not they participate in the national Multi-Specialty MOC Program. Please check with your respective board.
Will Sharp MOCAP assist me in obtaining my recertification for MOC Part II?
At this time, Sharp MOCAP only focuses on MOC Part IV. Sharp is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME opportunities to fulfill your MOC Part II requirements.