In a president's column discussing the ABPN maintenance of certification (MOC) criteria, Dr. Bernstein states, "It is not as complicated or demanding as many of us think," and "we must . . . not advocate for some type of special status different from the rest of medicine" (Psychiatric News, November 19, 2010). As the initiator of a referendum petition signed by 797 other APA members stating that some MOC requirements are unnecessary and burdensome, with potential to damage treatment, I would like to make the following comments.