ABMS Sends Letter to Hospital CMOs
Announcements, Achieving the Vision, MOC Updates

ABMS Sends Letter to Hospital CMOs

On June 5, 2019, ABMS Board Chair Barry S. Smith, MD, and ABMS President and CEO Richard E. Hawkins, MD, wrote a letter to chief medical officers and executive leaders at hospitals and health systems throughout the country. The letter communicated the ABMS policy on the appropriate use of board certification in privileging and credentialing decisions by hospitals, and invited hospitals and physician leaders to engage in a conversation about new approaches to assessment that are transforming continuing board certification. 

Statement Regarding the Release of the Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future Commission Final Report to the American Board of Medical Specialties Board of Directors
Position Statements, Announcements, Achieving the Vision

Statement Regarding the Release of the Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future Commission Final Report to the American Board of Medical Specialties Board of Directors

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and its 24 Member Boards commend the members of the Continuing Board Certification: Vision of the Future Commission (Commission) for their dedication and hard work in creating their final report (PDF) for the ABMS Board of Directors...

ABMS Releases Updated Guide to Medical Specialties
Announcements

ABMS Releases Updated Guide to Medical Specialties

ABMS released its 2019 edition of the ABMS Guide to Medical Specialties, providing a comprehensive listing of the specialty certifications offered by the 24 ABMS Member Boards and descriptions of each specialty and subspecialty. Currently, there are 40 specialties and 87 subspecialties in which ABMS Members Boards offer certificates.