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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

On April 24, 2017

ABMS has announced that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has joined ABMS’ Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™. Under the Portfolio Program, ACOG physicians who are Board Certified by one of the 21 of 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program can now earn Maintenance of Certification Improvement in Medical Practice credit for their involvement in selected ACOG quality improvement activities.

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ABMS Portfolio Program and NCCPA Enter Into Joint Agreement

On May 11, 2016

The ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants have announced the establishment of an inter-professional collaborative arrangement whereby NCCPA-certified Physician Assistants can obtain performance improvement continuing medical education credit for participating with physicians in patient safety and PI activities aimed at improving the quality of care delivered to patients at their institutions.


ABMS MOC Directory to Offer Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Online Courses

On May 2, 2016

ABMS announced today the addition of Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School online courses to the ABMS MOC Directory, powered by MedEdPORTAL’S CE Directory (MOC Directory). Diplomates of several of the ABMS Member Boards may now meet their Board’s Lifelong Learning (MOC Part II CME), Self-Assessment (MOC Part II SA), and Patient Safety requirements by participating in the IHI Open School courses.


ABMS Officially Recognizes Addiction Medicine as a Subspecialty

On March 14, 2016

ABMS officially recognized Addiction Medicine as a subspecialty at its October 2015 Board Meeting in Dallas, Texas. The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), a Member Board of ABMS, sponsored the application for the subspecialty to allow physicians certified by any of the 24 ABMS Member Boards to apply for the new certificate.

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ABMS Announces New Board of Directors (2014–2015)

On May 13, 2014

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), composed of 24 Member Boards that oversee physician certification in the United States, announced the election of Valerie M. Parisi, MD, MPH, MBA, as the 35th Chair of its Board of Directors (BOD) along with a new Chair Elect, four new At-Large Members, and three current Board Members to serve on the Executive Committee at its BOD meeting on April 24 held in Washington, D.C.

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