Position Statements

ABMS Statement About IOM GME Report

ABMS Statement About IOM GME Report

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognizes the thoughtful and deliberate work of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education (GME) and commends the Committee for its effort to achieve a stable, sustainable, and accountable system of public support for GME. ABMS appreciates the Committee's recognition of the current accreditation and certification systems' contributions in assuring that all physician specialists are fully prepared for practice in an evolving delivery system and that they maintain the knowledge, professionalism, and skills essential to providing high-quality patient care throughout their careers. ABMS is committed to working with its colleagues across the continuum of medical education and health care delivery to fully explore the implications of the IOM Committee recommendations.