The Most Trusted Medical Specialty Certification Organization
Since 1933, American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has earned the public’s trust by setting a higher standard of professionalism and care for physicians and specialists.
We represent 24 certifying boards and nearly one million active board certified physicians who are aiming higher to better serve their patients, families, and communities.
Board certification helps:
- Physicians and specialists demonstrate their competence and professionalism throughout their careers
- Health care organizations in selecting staff to help achieve their quality and safety goals
- The public feel assured they are being cared for by someone committed to their health and well-being