Building a Team-based Culture
Announcements

Building a Team-based Culture

While quality is a team sport and Board Certification is an individual pursuit, the two can align in a team-based culture, according to speakers at a session entitled Team-based Culture and Improvement in Continuing Certification at the 2016 Organizational QI Forum.

ABMS Statement on the ACGME Revised Common Program Requirements
Position Statements

ABMS Statement on the ACGME Revised Common Program Requirements

ABMS recognizes and commends the ACGME for its work in creating and issuing the approved revisions to Section VI of its Common Program Requirements. ABMS endorses the new requirements as they go beyond a singular focus on clinical and educational work hours, and address other essential components necessary for training our country’s next generation of physicians.

Visiting Scholar Develops Objective Process to Measure Surgical Competence
Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholar Develops Objective Process to Measure Surgical Competence

Competence is difficult to define and even harder to measure. That is what Benjamin Wooster, MD, an orthopaedic surgery resident at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, learned when he undertook a study to determine if anatomic knowledge correlates with surgical competence as part of his ABMS Visiting Scholar research project.

ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program Adds the American College of Cardiology
Press Releases, Portfolio Program

ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program Adds the American College of Cardiology

ABMS has announced that the American College of Cardiology has joined ABMS’ Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program. Under the program, ACC members who are Board Certified by one of the 21 of 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program can now earn Maintenance of Certification Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) credit for their involvement in selected ACC improvement activities.