ABMS Statement on the FIRST Trial Study
ABMS Statement on the FIRST Trial Study

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.

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Zika Virus Practice Advisory
Zika Virus Practice Advisory

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.

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Visiting Scholar Tackles Quality Metrics for Surgical Specialists
Visiting Scholar Tackles Quality Metrics for Surgical Specialists

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.

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ABMS and NPSF Host Summit on Certification and Diagnostic Accuracy
ABMS and NPSF Host Summit on Certification and Diagnostic Accuracy

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.

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ABMS Announces Launch of New Maintenance of Certification Directory
ABMS Announces Launch of New Maintenance of Certification Directory

ABMS, in partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), jointly launches the new ABMS MOC Directory, powered by MedEdPORTAL’S CE Directory, offering benefits to both Continuing Medical Education (CME) providers and Board Certified diplomates seeking MOC credit.

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What is Board Certification and MOC?

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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.

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Advancing Quality Care

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Through our many programs and initiatives, we support opportunities for physicians to learn and achieve better patient care.
 

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Is Your Physician Certified?

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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.
 

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Specialty and Subspecialty Certificates

Review a list of the specialties and subspecialties in which the ABMS boards can offer certification.

 

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ABMS MOC Directory

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.

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Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program

Learn how this program supports physicians’ involvement in quality improvement initiatives and earn professional development credit for MOC.

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