ABMS Appoints Kristin Schleiter, JD, LLM, Vice President, Policy, Government Relations and  Strategic Engagement
Leadership, Press Releases

ABMS Appoints Kristin Schleiter, JD, LLM, Vice President, Policy, Government Relations and Strategic Engagement

Ms. Schleiter will provide strategic and operational oversight for ABMS policy development and advocacy initiatives and will lead strategic engagement with governmental, professional and health care organizations, as well as other public stakeholders of specialty certification to strengthen the value of ABMS specialty Board Certification ...

American Board of Medical Specialties Releases Updated Board Certification Report
Reports

American Board of Medical Specialties Releases Updated Board Certification Report

More than 880,000 physicians in the United States are board certified; California, New York, and Texas are the states with the largest number of active physician certificates; and Neurological Care is the newest approved subspecialty certification. These are just a sampling of facts and statistics found in the latest ABMS Board Certification Report ...

ABMS Launches New Online Tool to Educate Patients on the Value of Having a Board Certified Doctor
Press Releases

ABMS Launches New Online Tool to Educate Patients on the Value of Having a Board Certified Doctor

ABMS, the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States, has launched a new and improved Certification Matters website (CertificationMatters.org) for patients and their loved ones to learn about Board Certification and its importance to quality care. The site also provides a free service for patients to check if a doctor is Board Certified by an ABMS Member Board ...

ABMS Statement on US DOJ Response to Proposed Maryland Legislation
Position Statements, Announcements

ABMS Statement on US DOJ Response to Proposed Maryland Legislation

In its letter, DOJ affirms that hospitals and health plans should be free to set their own quality standards and admonishes that any legislation to prevent consideration of MOC would diminish free, open, and fair competition among legitimate certifying bodies and might itself have anti-competitive effects. The DOJ acknowledges the value to consumers and health systems of “certifying that a provider has demonstrated a certain level of training, testing, or experience over and above other providers.”