ABMS Conference 2022 Will Bring Together Hundreds of Health Care Professionals to Improve Health Care

On July 5, 2022


ABMS Conference 2022 is returning to an in-person format this year!*

This annual event attracts a diverse community of health care professionals, including: ABMS Member Boards and Associate Members; medical specialty societies; health care credentialing organizations; and others interested in assessment and evaluation, credentialing, data sharing and informatics, health policy and research, medical education, professional regulation, and quality improvement. The meeting will be held in-person with an option for virtual attendance.

To register for ABMS Conference 2022, visit the conference web site


This event is the premier conference on the certification of health care professionals with a focus on assessment, improvement, professionalism, and professional development. Attendees will share innovative collaborations, evidence-based research, and best practices that accelerate the transformation of certification and the delivery of high-quality care.


September 21–23, 2022

Featured Sessions

Opening Plenary—Misinformation in Health Care: The Implications for Professionalism and the Public Trust (September 21)

  • Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor School of Medicine
  • Humayun Chaudhry, DO, MACP, President and CEO, Federation of State Medical Boards
  • Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAEMS, Immediate Past President, Board of Directors, American Board of Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, Los Angeles County EMS Agency; Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Clinical Faculty, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics and Investigator, Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA

The Lois Margaret Nora Endowed Lecture Plenary—Competency Base Medical Education: The Future for Specialty Training (September 22)

  • Patricia Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Director of the American College of Surgeons
  • Jacob A. Greenberg, MD, EdM, Associate Professor of Surgery, Program Director, Duke Community General Surgery Residency; Director of the Duke Surgery Hernia Center
  • Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEHP, FACS, Associate Designated Institutional Official for the Clinical Learning Environment, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Program Director, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship and Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education


Loews O’Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL


*The ABMS Conference 2022 planning committee remains focused on maintaining COVID-19 health and safety measures. We will require all in-person attendees, presenters, volunteers, and ABMS staff to be fully vaccinated, including a booster dose, at least two weeks prior to the event as recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Showing proof of vaccination will be required at the hotel before entering the meeting. Mask guidelines will follow those of Illinois and the local jurisdiction at the time of the conference.

About ABMS

Established in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is responsible for the creation of standards overseeing physician certification in the United States. Dedicated to improving the quality of care to the patients, families and communities they serve, the 24 ABMS Member Boards develop educational and professional standards and programs of assessment to certify physicians and medical specialists. More than 940,000 physicians and medical specialists are certified by one or more of the ABMS Member Boards in one or more of 40 specialties and 88 subspecialties. For more information about ABMS, visit abms.org or call (312) 436-2600.

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