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

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. 

New Online Tools Provide Best Practices in Surgical Care for Older Adults
Announcements, Press Releases, MOC Updates, Continuing Certification Directory, Continuing Certification

New Online Tools Provide Best Practices in Surgical Care for Older Adults

Developed by a multi-specialty editorial board brought together by the ABMS, the American Geriatrics Society, and funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation, new virtual patient cases include a host of critical issues for older adults facing surgery, from medication management to end-of-life care planning ...