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The ABMS Research and Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support the scientific, scholarly and public education mission, purposes and goals of ABMS in improving healthcare quality. Rather than being a “trust” or “endowment,” the Foundation is an operating organization of national stature that provides specific services, support and activities to accomplish its mission and is an important complement to ABMS and its Member Boards and Associate Members.

ABMS Launches Visiting Scholars Program>
ABMS is pleased to announce its new Visiting Scholars Program. The one-year, part-time program is intended to provide participants exposure to the fields of professional assessment and education, regulatory policy, and quality improvement while promoting research and scholarship in areas important to the ABMS Member Boards Community. It is open to junior faculty including assistant professors and instructors, fellows, residents, medical students, public health students, and PhD students in health services research and other relevant disciplines.
ABMS Launches Scholar Program

About the ABMS Research & Education Foundation >
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Learn about the Foundation’s capabilities and services to advance healthcare quality by the profession and those who practice in it.

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The Foundation is dedicated to fostering knowledge sharing and providing a forum where ideas can be exchanged. Find out more about the programs and events being hosted by the Foundation and its partners.

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Read about current initiatives for improving physician performance, protecting patient safety and setting higher standards to achieve better care.

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Organizations seeking support and services from the Foundation will find a highly professional, capable organization that will deliver results. Visit here to learn more about how you can work with us.

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The Foundation’s work is indeed making a difference in the quest for better healthcare. Find out the ways you can lend your support to further the Foundation’s initiatives.