Committees of the ABMS Board of Directors

The ABMS Board of Directors established committees to help it perform its responsibilities.

Executive Committee, in the interim between meetings of the Board of Directors, has all of the powers of the Board except those prohibited by law, those reserved to the Reserved Powers Board under Article III of the ABMS Bylaws and those which would amend or contravene written policies of the Board.

Committee on Certification (COCERT) oversees policies and procedures related to initial certification and subcertification.

Committee on Continuing Certification (3C) oversees the review process for Maintenance of Certification programs as well as policies and procedures related to continuing certification programs.

Database and Information Technology Advisory Committee (DITAC) provides oversight and guidance on policies and procedures related to the ABMS database and information technology.

Ethics and Professionalism Committee (EPCOM) provides oversight and guidance on policies and procedures related to the ethics and professionalism of physicians certified by the ABMS Member Boards.

Finance and Audit Committee (FINCO) monitors the financial integrity of the ABMS, including the prudent investment and management of ABMS funds.

Governance Committee provides oversight of the governance functions of the ABMS Board of Directors, Reserve Powers Board, and the Boards of ABMS controlled entities or subsidiaries.

Health and Public Policy Committee (HPPC) provides guidance on issues related to health and public policy as well as support the advocacy agenda of ABMS.