* 1. Your gender:

* 2. Your age group:

* 3. Before being asked to participate in this survey, had you heard of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology?

* 4. When you choose a doctor, how important is each of the following to you?

  Very Important Somewhat Important Not at All Important
Board certification status
Participation in Maintenance of Certification (recertification)
Assessment of his/her quality of care by an outside organization

* 5. What does it mean for a doctor to be Board Certified? (check all that apply)

* 6. To maintain competence, a doctor may have to do several things. How important do you think each of these is?

  Very Important Somewhat Important Not at All Important
Take tests at regular intervals to assess their medical knowledge
Participate in continuing medical education activities
Get feedback from patients about the care they provide
Get feedback from patients about how well they communicate
Get feedback from colleagues (other doctors, nurses, and health professionals) about the care they provide
Get feedback from colleagues (other doctors, nurses, and health professionals) about how well they communicate
Compare their care of patients to professional practice guidelines

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