Better Patient Care is Built on Higher Standards
Better Patient Care is Built on Higher Standards

Our focus is on improving the quality and safety of health care to patients, families, and communities by
supporting the continuous professional development
of physician specialists.

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University of Michigan Health System QI-MOC Projects
University of Michigan Health System QI-MOC Projects

Eight QI projects generated through Portfolio Program participation, highlighted in a downloadable PDF.

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ABMS Visiting Scholars Program
ABMS Visiting Scholars Program

Meet the five physicians participating in the inaugural year of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Research and Education Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program.

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Optimizing Outcomes
Optimizing Outcomes

Discover how an MOC Program helped one physician to learn new life-saving skills.

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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 800,000 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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Visit the ABMS Evidence Library®

Our searchable online database highlights empirical evidence found in current peer-reviewed literature that supports Board Certification and continuous professional development through MOC.

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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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