ABMS Board of Directors approved new Standards for Continuing Certification at its October meeting, culminating...
New directory provides greater access to resources for physicians in delivering a high standard of patient care
ABMS approved the establishment of a new Focused Practice designation at its March 2017 Board of Directors meeting. Focused Practice recognizes areas of practice that either evolve as physicians and specialists progress throughout their professional careers or emerge as medicine changes due to advances in medical knowledge.
International Clinical Accountability and Patient Care Champion Sir Donald Irvine, CBE, MD, FRCGP, FMedSci, Honored
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.