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The ABPN provides access to the list of professional journal articles currently being used as a basis for the MOC Part III Pilot Project mini-exams.
Note that the article links are offered as one option for obtaining journal articles. Reviewing designated articles through other means, including hard copies, is also acceptable for the Pilot Project. The articles and fee structures listed on this website are subject to change.
Below are lists of articles for the four certifications currently available. Click on the link to view the list of articles associated with each certification topic:
Within each article list, topic categories are differentiated by color blocks to help users distinguish between them. Journal information and links to articles and/or abstracts are included.
When accessing articles from publisher websites, we recommend that you download a copy of a file once and consult that copy when taking exams. Some sites may limit the amount of articles that you can access per month without a subscription; in those cases, downloading an article repeatedly may cause you to be blocked from accessing any articles until the next month begins.
If you are a member of a professional society (AACAP, AAN, APA, CNS), you may need to first log-in to your professional society’s website to allow the full article to appear.
Note for AACAP members: if you are having trouble accessing AACAP articles, please contact either CME@aacap.org or consult this guide to accessing the AACAP journal (provided by JAACAP). AACAP can assist with login credentials and AACAP-sponsored articles. If there are questions about JAACAP or your member subscription, you may contact email@example.com.
There are three categories of cost for Pilot Project journal articles:
For articles that are listed as “Purchase May Be Required,” you may be able to access by other means:
If the cost category for an article changes, we will update the list. Details about the Pilot Project, including the number of mini-examinations required for successful completion, can be found on this website in the Pilot Project FAQs.
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