American Board of Medical Specialties
The mission of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is to serve the public and the medical profession by improving the quality of health care through setting professional standards for lifelong certification in partnership with Member Boards.
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American Board of Internal Medicine
(3 days ago) Internal Medicine An internist is a personal physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and in the hospital, managing both common and complex illnesses of adolescents, adults and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment
American Board of Family Medicine
(1 days ago) Adolescent Medicine A family physician who specializes in Adolescent Medicine is a multidisciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological and social characteristics of adolescents and their health care problems and needs. Geriatric Medicine
American Board of Preventive Medicine
(5 days ago) Preventive Medicine A specialist in Preventive Medicine focuses on the health of individuals and defined populations in order to protect, promote and maintain health and well-being, and to prevent disease, disability and premature death. They may be a specialist in
Verify Certification American Board of Medical Specialties
(2 days ago) Whether choosing a physician for personal care or selecting a physician to be part of an organization’s professional staff, verifying board certification is an essential part of determining a physician’s expertise and experience in a particular area of medicine. ABMS maintains a database of information on more than 920,000 physicians.
American Board of Nuclear Medicine
(2 days ago) Nuclear Medicine. A specialist in Nuclear Medicine uses molecular tracers (usually labeled with radioactive atoms) for diagnosis and therapy. These labeled tracers are most often used to produce images that provide information about organ function, as well as cellular function on a molecular level (molecular imaging).
What is ABMS Board Certification
(1 days ago) ABMS and the ABMS Member Boards focus on improving the health of individuals, their families, and communities by elevating the discipline of specialty medicine through board certification.. ABMS Member Board certification offers an independent evaluation and verification of physicians’ skills and expertise. It supports and encourages physicians in developing their knowledge and …
Specialty & Subspecialty Certificates
(1 days ago) Specialty and Subspecialty Certificates. The chart below lists the approved Specialty and Subspecialty Certificates in which ABMS Member Boards can offer certification. Click on the board name link to learn more about each specialty and subspecialty. To find out the requirements associated with a specific Member Board, call the Board directly.
(4 days ago) American Board of Emergency Medicine Specialty: Emergency Medicine Subspecialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Jill Baren, MD, did everything right. She gowned, gloved, and masked when seeing patients. She changed out of her scrubs, laundered them immediately, and used the wash station in the mudroom off the garage before entering her …
American Board of Emergency Medicine
(4 days ago) An emergency medicine physician specializing in Emergency Medical Services has special knowledge and skills for the delivery of medical care of the acutely ill or injured patient in the pre-hospital setting. This care includes the initial patient treatment, stabilization and transportation in specially equipped ambulances and medical helicopters.
American Board of Anesthesiology
(Just Now) Pain Medicine An anesthesiologist who specializes in Pain Medicine diagnoses and treats patients experiencing problems with acute or chronic pain, or pain related to cancer, in both hospital and outpatient settings and coordinates care …
American Board of Pathology
(5 days ago) Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine A pathologist who specializes in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine is responsible for the maintenance of an adequate blood supply, blood donor and patient-recipient safety, and appropriate blood utilization. Pre-transfusion compatibility testing and antibody testing assure that blood transfusions, when
Larry A. Green, MD American Board of Medical Specialties
(5 days ago) Dr. Green is the Distinguished Professor and Epperson Zorn Chair for Innovation In Family Medicine and Primary Care at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has been involved in academic medicine for more than 40 years, having joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 1977.
American Board of Pediatrics
(6 days ago) Adolescent Medicine A pediatrician who specializes in Adolescent Medicine is a multidisciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs. Child Abuse Pediatrics
ABMS Issues Statement Supporting Role of Medical
(2 days ago) of Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pathology and the joint statement by the American Boards of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, regarding the ethical and professional responsibility of physicians sharing information publicly to represent current scientific evidence accurately and faithfully.
ABMS Statement Regarding Continuing Certification During
(9 days ago) ABMS Reaffirms Support for Physicians to Focus Their Priorities on Patients, Families, and the Communities They Serve. As the worldwide health care community continues to navigate and respond to the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and its 24 Member Boards are committed to supporting diplomates and …
Focused Practice Designation American Board of Medical
(3 days ago) It reflects an evolution of practice that occurs following initial certification and is relevant to continuing certification. For example, a physician may focus his or her practice on work in the hospital setting or concentrate on specific patient populations, conditions, and/or specialized procedures that emerge as medicine evolves.
American Board of Medical Specialties Statement on
(1 days ago) American Board of Preventive Medicine (6/30/21) American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (12/31/21) For questions regarding the accommodations being offered to diplomates and board-eligible candidates in a specific specialty or subspecialty, members of the credentialing community may contact the individual ABMS Member Boards for specific
Board Certification Requirements American Board of
(4 days ago) Before physician specialists can practice medicine, they must meet the requirements for medical licensure. Licensure is a mandatory credential granted by a state providing legal permission to practice medicine. Physicians must have a license in the state(s) they intend to practice.
ABMS Selects Six Visiting Scholars for the 2021-2022 Class
(2 days ago) Holly Caretta-Weyer, MD, MHPE, Associate Residency Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (Stanford, CA) Project: Mapping Assessment Gaps and Defining Processes for Summative Entrustment Decision-Making by Clinical Competency Committees in Emergency Medicine
American Board of Medical Specialties Announces New
(4 days ago) Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine is the first designation approved. The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved the establishment of a new Focused Practice designation at its March 2017 Board of Directors meeting. Focused Practice recognizes areas of practice that either evolve as physicians and specialists progress
Michael L. Carius, MD
(8 days ago) Dr. Carius was a Board Member and President (2016-2017) of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Dr. Carius is currently a Staff Emergency Physician at both Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, and Milford Hospital, Milford, CT. He also is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Traumatology at the
Assessments Advance Translation of Medical Knowledge
(6 days ago) The American Board of Family Medicine’s (ABFM) Self-Directed Activity is a flexible pathway for physicians in any type of practice, regardless of location or scope, to report on current QI/PI efforts relevant to their practice and earn continuing certification credit.
Contact an ABMS Member Board
(4 days ago) The American Board of Family Medicine . 1648 McGrathiana Parkway, Suite 550 Lexington, KY 40511 . Phone: (877) 223-7437 www.theabfm.org . The American Board of Internal Medicine . 510 Walnut Street, Suite 1700 Philadelphia, PA 19106 . Phone: (215) 446-3500 or toll-free
ABMS: ABMS Solutions/CertiFACTS Online/ABMS Direct Connect
(2 days ago) American Board of Internal Medicine Reverification Date Change in 2021 American Board of Internal Medicine is extending its grace period until 12/31/2021. Any physician currently certified with ABIM and has a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirement that was due in 2020 will now have until the end of 2021 to complete the requirement.
ABMS Portfolio Program
(6 days ago) The program operates through sponsor organizations designated by the ABMS Portfolio Program with ABMS Member Boards as well as with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) to award physicians and PAs continuing certification credit. The continuing certification programs of ABMS Member Boards and NCCPA play a vital role in making sure …
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
(5 days ago) Orthopaedic Sports Medicine An orthopaedic surgeon educated in Sports Medicine has expertise in the surgical and medical care for all structures of the musculoskeletal system directly affected by participation in sporting activity. This specialist is proficient in areas including conditioning, training and fitness, athletic performance and the
Insights: Addiction Medicine Subspecialty Poised to Treat
(5 days ago) Addiction Medicine Subspecialty Poised to Treat Substance Use Disorders. On March 15, 2018. By Timothy K. Brennan, MD, MPH, Vice President of Academic and Medical Affairs at the Addiction Medicine Foundation. The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) welcomed Addiction Medicine as the newest subspecialty in October 2015.
ABMS Issues Statement Supporting Role of Medical
(4 days ago) ABMS supports recent statements by the Federation of State Medical Boards, the American Board of Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pathology and the joint statement by the American Boards of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, regarding the ethical and professional responsibility of physicians sharing information publicly to
ABMS Board Certification Credentials Profile Display of
(4 days ago) Emergency Medicine 12/31 10 Family Medicine 12/31 Continuing* 2/15 Internal Medicine 12/31 Continuing* 4/1 Medical Genetics and Genomics 12/31 Continuing* 3/1 Neurological Surgery 12/31 10 Nuclear Medicine 12/31 10 Obstetrics and Gynecology 12/31 1,6 Ophthalmology 12/31 10 Orthopaedic Surgery 12/31 10
ABMS Visiting Scholars Impact
(9 days ago) Subspecialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine According to pediatrician Victoria Wurster Ovalle, MD, the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program has had far-reaching, positive effects on her career. “By supporting my research and providing me with the scaffolding and mentorship to pursue a career in medical education, the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program
Physician Board Certification is on the Rise
(4 days ago) Family Medicine (91,208) Psychiatry and Neurology (71,561) Radiology (59,525) ### About ABMS. Established in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States. ABMS establishes the standards its 24 Member Boards use to develop and implement
American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
(2 days ago) Sleep Medicine An otolaryngologist with demonstrated expertise in the diagnosis and management of clinical conditions that occur during sleep, that disturb sleep, or that are affected by disturbances in the wake-sleep cycle. This specialist is skilled in the analysis and interpretation of comprehensive polysomnography, and well versed in
Commission Members American Board of Medical Specialties
(3 days ago) Dr. Cutler is an internal medicine specialist and served as the 167th President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED). A 35-year member of PAMED, he served on its Board of Trustees as well as numerous committees, commissions, and taskforces. He has also served on the American College of Physician (ACP) Board of Regents and was a Chair of
Visiting Scholars Program Inspired Pediatrician to Pursue
(1 days ago) Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Ovalle is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. She works part-time as a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Osceola Regional Medical Center and Nemours Children’s Health System. Read more Scholars Impact stories.
MOC QI Projects Improve ER Processes, Save Lives
(1 days ago) “Emergency Medicine is such a dynamic field; it’s always changing,” Dr. Shoji said. “There’s a lot of variability in medicine and, of course, in patient cases themselves. And there is variability in the way individual physicians practice medicine. The QI projects help us standardize processes and tighten the bell-shaped curve of
ABPMR to Implement Longitudinal Assessment, Replacing 10
(3 days ago) First Board using CertLink to make this change. The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) recently announced that it will implement longitudinal assessment using the innovative technology platform known as CertLink ® in 2020 to replace its 10-year, secure Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examination. ABPMR is the first board …
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
(7 days ago) Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery This subspecialist provides consultation and comprehensive management in cases involving complex benign pelvic conditions, lower urinary tract disorders, and pelvic floor dysfunction. Comprehensive management includes those diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the total care of
ABMS Board Certification Report (2016-2017)
(3 days ago) Family Medicine (8) Adolescent Medicine 2000 2001 2001 10 Geriatric Medicine 1985 1988 1988 10 Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2006 2008 2008 10 Pain Medicine 2014 2015 2015 10 Sleep Medicine 2006 2007 2007 10 Sports Medicine 1989 1993 1993 10 Internal Medicine (5, 8) Adolescent Medicine 1992 1994 1994 Continuing
Innovations in Assessment
(Just Now) American Board of Internal Medicine Practice Profiles – A Data-driven Approach to the Specialized Maintenance of Certification Exams [16:17]. Pamela Kaliski, Kelly Foelber, and Jerome Clauser of the American Board of Internal Medicine present findings from the exploratory phase of developing specialized exams by using survey data to create practice profiles.
Application for Subspecialty Certificate (for a
(1 days ago) as Neurology, Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Neurosurgery, and Neurosurgery established subsections devoted to neurocritical care. The Neurocritical Care Society created a dedicated journal, Neurocritical Care, devoted specifically to the growing body of scientific knowledge in this subspecialty area.
News & Events
(1 days ago) On February 3, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), an ABMS Member Board, announced a significant review of its Program for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).On February 3, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), an ABMS Member Board, announced a significant review of its Program for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).
Rekindling the Culture of Bedside Medicine: A Novel
(Just Now) Medicine. 2013;173(8):649-655. 3. Verghese A, Charlton B, Kassirer JP, Ramsey M, Ioannidis JPA. Inadequacies of Physical Examination as a Cause of Medical Errors and Adverse Events: A Collection of Vignettes. The American Journal of Medicine. 4.
Statement of Shared Values American Board of Medical
(Just Now) The rapid changes in and complexity of medicine mean that the standards set by our boards will require constant evaluation and adjustment to meet the changing landscape, and we, as the medical and specialty boards, hold ourselves accountable for continually improving our programs. View the Statement of Shared Values [PDF]
Mitigating Implicit Biases in Certification Programs
(6 days ago) The Implicit Association Test (IAT) was used in a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine demonstrating how implicit bias impacts health disparities. Although none of the 287 physicians in the study reported having racial biases, their IAT results revealed that they had an implicit preference favoring white Americans and