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ABMS Sends Letter to Hospital CMOs

On June 7, 2019

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. 

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

On February 13, 2019

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…

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