Throughout the COVID-19 epidemic, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and its 24 Member...
The 2016-2017 ABMS Board Certification Report offers a wide variety of statistics, information, and data about the specialty certification programs administered by the 24 Member Boards that comprise ABMS.
The Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois’s dismisses lawsuit filed by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
“We are excited to have Dr. Hawkins join ABMS and serve as the new leader of the Boards Community” — ABMS Board of Directors Chair, John Moorhead, MD
ABMS and its 24 Member Boards are committed to establishing and maintaining high quality standards for physician specialists. More than 860,000 physicians in the United States are board certified by one or more of the 24 ABMS Member Boards. ABMS Board certification is a recognized benchmark of public trust and represents a physician’s personal commitment to providing a high standard of quality patient care.
In a video collaboration with Osmosis, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) offers insights on how to write effective test questions for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education.
Competence is difficult to define and even harder to measure. That is what Benjamin Wooster, MD, an orthopaedic surgery resident at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, learned when he undertook a study to determine if anatomic knowledge correlates with surgical competence as part of his ABMS Visiting Scholar research project.
ABMS recognizes and commends the ACGME for its work in creating and issuing the approved revisions to Section VI of its Common Program Requirements. ABMS endorses the new requirements as they go beyond a singular focus on clinical and educational work hours, and address other essential components necessary for training our country’s next generation of physicians.
ABMS officially recognized subspecialty certification for Pediatric Hospital Medicine at its October 2016 Board Meeting in Chicago, IL. The American Board of Pediatrics, an ABMS Member Board, sponsored the subspecialty application and will establish training and assessment criteria, as well as award the certification.
Dr. Annette Donawa, Assistant Dean and Director at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education, explains how the ABMS Portfolio Program will help to improve the care of their patients and streamline its physicians’ quality…
ABMS announces at its Board of Directors meeting that President and Chief Executive Officer Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD, MBA will complete her term as the organization’s leader at the end of 2017.