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MKSAP 18 Audio Companion

MKSAP 18 Audio Companion


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Connect with the Experts.

Packed with the latest diagnostic approaches and management strategies, the MKSAP® 18 Audio Companion provides comprehensive, go-anywhere audio coverage of recent clinical advances and treatment guidelines across 11 internal medicine subspecialties. Listen as your host Donald L. Deye, MD, FACP, leads lively discussions with esteemed colleagues in each area. Experienced clinicians, program directors, and department chairs from some of the world's finest medical institutions share patient stories, insightful views on new treatments, and more.

Listen. Learn. Earn.

With the MKSAP® 18 Audio Companion, you get:

  • All-new advice and commentary — a reliable, and entertaining way to stay current
  • Flexible learning anytime, anywhere — in your car, between appointments, while you work out
  • A convenient way to prep for your ABIM certification or MOC exam
  • Companion booklets — high-impact learning aids to quickly review and retain key points
  • The opportunity to earn a maximum of 120 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 120 ABIM MOC points
  • Four FREE sets of extension questions — a $350 value that brings you an incremental 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC points

Audio Samples

Cardiovascular Medicine Sample Audio
Gastroenterology Sample Audio
Rheumatology Sample Audio

Topics / Speakers

Part A

Cardiovascular Medicine
Andrew Wang, MD


Jeremy Jackson, MD


Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Richard Saad, MD, MS


Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, MACP


David Mintzer, MD


Robert G. Kaniecki, MD


Michael Pillinger, MD

Part B

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Leigh M. Eck, MD


General Internal Medicine
Fred A. Lopez, MD


Infectious Disease
Darlene Nelson, MD


Michael J. Ross, MD


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Kurt Pfeifer, MD


Cardiovascular Medicine Contributor

Andrew Wang, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Division of Cardiology

Duke University Medical Center

Chapel Hill, NC

Dermatology Contributor

Jeremy Jackson, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Dermatology

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Brandon, MS

Endocrinology and Metabolism Contributor

Leigh M. Eck, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Kansas

Kansas City, KS

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Contributor

Richard Saad, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Infectious Disease Contributor

Darlene Nelson, MD

Associate Program Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Rochester, MN

General Internal Medicine Contributor

Fred A. Lopez, MD

Richard Vial Professor and Vice Chair

Department of Medicine

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

New Orleans, LA

Hematology Contributor

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, MACP

Chair, Department of Medicine

Abington Memorial Hospital

Abington, PA

Nephrology Contributor

Michael J. Ross, MD

Chief, Division of Nephrology

Professor of Medicine

Professor of Developmental and Molecular Biology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center

Bronx, NY

Neurology Contributor

Robert G. Kaniecki, MD

Director, The Headache Center

Chief, Headache Division

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Oncology Contributor

David Mintzer, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

Chief, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Abramson Cancer Center of Pennylvania Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Contributor

Kurt Pfeifer, MD

Professor of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

Rheumatology Contributor

Michael Pillinger, MD

Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Department of Medicine

Manhattan VA Medical Center

New York, NY

Accreditation / Pass Guarantee


General internists and primary care physicians; subspecialists who need to remain up to date in internal medicine; residents preparing for the certifying examination in internal medicine; physicians preparing for the recertification examination. 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the most clinically relevant patient care information in all subspecialties of Internal Medicine based on the medical literature of the last 3 to 5 years
  • Describe clinical situations in which this new knowledge will improve quality of care
  • Diagnose disease states that are less common and sometimes overlooked and confusing
  • Determine when to refer patients for surgery or care by subspecialists


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

CME Credits

CME credits may be earned by listening to the audio content, answering written tests that accompany the Audio Companion, and submitting the tests for scoring. 


Questions should be answered based on the information presented in the program, and 70% of the questions must be answered correctly to pass the quiz and receive credit. 


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 120 MOC points (Audio Companion) and 20 MOC points (5 for each of four sets of extension questions) in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Oakstone Publishing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Contact Hours: 120 Provided by Oakstone Publishing

MKSAP 18 Audio Companion

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 120 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • Part A Sections
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • Part B Sections
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

CME/MOC Availability Dates for the MKSAP 18 Audio Companion

Part A Release: July 31, 2018
Expiration Date: July 31, 2021
Part B Release: December 31, 2018
Expiration Date: December 31, 2021

MKSAP 18 Audio Companion Extension Questions

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

CME/MOC Availability Dates for the MKSAP 18 Audio Companion Extension Questions

Extension Question Set 1 Release: December 31, 2019
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
Extension Question Set 2 Release: July 31, 2020
Expiration Date: July 31, 2023
Extension Question Set 3 Release: December 31, 2020
Expiration Date: December 31, 2023
Extension Question Set 4 Release: March 31, 2021
Expiration Date: March 31, 2024

Pass Guarantee

We Guarantee You'll Pass! Diligent study of the MKSAP 18 text — combined with listening to all topic areas of the Audio Companion — provides the strongest likelihood of passing the ABIM certification and maintenance of certification exams. Oakstone is so confident of your success that we guarantee it. If you do not pass either exam on your first attempt, and you purchased the MKSAP 18 Audio Companion, we will provide a full credit of the Audio Companion purchase price, which you may apply to future purchases of Oakstone CME materials.


MKSAP 18 Audio Companion Guarantee Procedure. Send a copy of your notification of failure from the ABIM to Oakstone Publishing, P.O. Box 190165, Birmingham, AL 35219. If you have answered all of the internal medicine board review questions in the MKSAP 18 Audio Companion and earned all of the CME credits, you will receive full credit of your purchase price. Your exam record will be destroyed.

Quick Facts

Providers: American College of Physicians

Donald L. Deye, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer

Oakstone Publishing

District Medical Director

Allina Medical Clinics

Public Health Consulting Physician

Isanti County, MN

Coroner, Isanti County, MN

Consultant, Internal Medicine

Cambridge Medical Center

Cambridge, MN

Credits/Points: Earn a maximum of 120 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 120 ABIM MOC points



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