American Board of Medical Specialties Announces New Standards for Continuing Certification

ABMS Board of Directors approved new Standards for Continuing Certification at its October meeting, culminating...

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Center for Personalized Education for Professionals Joins ABMS Portfolio Program

On March 17, 2021

ABMS has announced that the Center for Personalized Education for Professionals has joined the ABMS Portfolio Program. Physicians enrolled in specific CPEP programs who are board certified by one or more of 18 of the 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program can now earn MOC Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) credit for their involvement in QI activities …

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Physician Board Certification Continues to Grow—920,000+ in US are Board Certified

On December 1, 2020

American Board of Medical Specialties Releases Its Annual Board Certification Report Top 10 States forBoard Certified Physicians California (108,341) New York (70,490) Texas (61,890) Florida (50,797) Pennsylvania (41,029) Illinois (36,432) Ohio (32,388) Massachusetts (30,474) New Jersey (27,162) North Carolina (26,959)…

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American Board of Medical Specialties Appoints Kristin Schleiter, JD, LLM, Vice President, Policy, Government Relations and Strategic Engagement

On November 14, 2018

Ms. Schleiter will provide strategic and operational oversight for ABMS policy development and advocacy initiatives and will lead strategic engagement with governmental, professional and health care organizations, as well as other public stakeholders of specialty certification to strengthen the value of ABMS specialty Board Certification …

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ABMS Launches New Online Tool to Educate Patients on the Value of Having a Board Certified Doctor

On September 18, 2018

ABMS, the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States, has launched a new and improved Certification Matters website ( for patients and their loved ones to learn about board certification and its importance to quality care. The site also provides a free service for patients to check if a doctor is board certified by an ABMS Member Board…

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