ABMS recognizes and commends the American Board of Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for their combined efforts in sponsoring and funding the first national, multicenter, randomized trial of resident duty hour policies.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have issued a Practice Advisory: Interim Guidance for Care of Obstetric Patients During a Zika Virus Outbreak.
While surgeons are familiar with the current metrics used to measure surgeon-specific outcomes, they don’t necessarily find them to be relevant to their subspecialty-specific practice.
ABMS and the National Patient Safety Foundation brought nationally recognized experts together to explore ways to reduce the risk of error and improve overall diagnostic accuracy.
We invite all members of the continuing professional development and continuing medical education (CPD/CME) communities to submit practice-relevant accredited educational activities for review and inclusion in the ABMS MOC Directory powered by MedEdPORTAL, an online repository of competency-based MOC activities.
Initial Board Certification and the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®) advance the professional standards for physicians certified by one of the 24 ABMS Member Boards.
Through our many programs and initiatives, we support opportunities for physicians to learn and achieve better patient care.
More than 840,000 physicians are Board Certified by an ABMS Member Board. A variety of resources are available to help check a physician’s certification.
Review a list of the specialties and subspecialties in which the ABMS boards can offer certification.
The MOC Directory Powered by MedEdPORTAL’s CE Directory, created by ABMS in partnership with AAMC, offers access to a web-based repository of approved MOC activities across specialties.
Learn how this program supports physicians’ involvement in quality improvement initiatives and earn professional development credit for MOC.