ABMS Announces New Board of Directors
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ABMS Announces New Board of Directors

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is pleased to announce the election of members to its Board of Directors (BOD), including a new secretary-treasurer, seven new At-Large Members, and five re-elected At-Large Members. Additionally, one new and three current Board Members were elected to serve on the Executive Committee at the ABMS BOD meeting held June 24-25, 2015, in Chicago.

2015 National Policy Forum Report Now Available
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2015 National Policy Forum Report Now Available

A recap of the 2015 National Policy Forum discussions is now available. Capturing the insights shared by Forum speakers, the summary identifies key implications of system transformation for medical specialty practice and the ABMS certification community.

Dr. Catherine R. Lucey on MOC
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Dr. Catherine R. Lucey on MOC

In a video interview, Dr. Catherine R. Lucey, Vice Dean for Education at UCSF School of Medicine, talks about how MOC helps busy physicians to make sure they're not just superficially addressing their areas of expertise.

ABMS Visiting Scholar Researches Urology Practice Patterns
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ABMS Visiting Scholar Researches Urology Practice Patterns

Now that Joan S. Ko, MD, a Urology Resident at the James Buchanan Brady Uro­logical Institute and Department of Urology at Johns Hopkins University, has determined that variability exists in Medicare utilization and payment among urologists, the question is how can physicians use this information to improve their practice.

Margaret E. O'Kane on MOC
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Margaret E. O'Kane on MOC

In a video interview, Margaret E. O'Kane, a Public Member of the ABMS Board of Directors, explains why MOC is critical to the public, saying that it's a "warranty...that this physician is keeping up with the latest medical knowledge."

ABMS QI Forum 2015 News Release
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ABMS QI Forum 2015 News Release

Aligning quality improvement initiatives is making the processes physicians use to maintain their Board Certification easier and patients are benefitting. Those are among the findings of research presented at the Forum on Organizational Quality Improvement (QI Forum) hosted by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).