Better Doctoring

A web-based, distance learning seminar on medical ethics and professionalism


Better Doctoring is a web-based, distance learning seminar on medical ethics and professionalism.

Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Albany Medical College designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Why Better Doctoring?

The Better Doctoring seminar is an online course designed for physicians seeking to enhance their knowledge and judgment skills relating to medical ethics and professionalism. This course combines a general approach to medical professionalism and misconduct as well as personally tailored needs.

Topics for this seminar were selected from: complaints made to state medical boards and evaluations of their disciplinary actions, discussions with national leaders in clinical competency remediation and education, and consultations with lawyers who represent physicians and other health care providers before state medical boards and quality review committees.