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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ABMS Statement on the JAMA Research Letter Regarding Member Board Certification Fees and Finances

On August 1, 2017

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.


ABMS Statement on the ACGME Revised Common Program Requirements

On March 16, 2017

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.

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Dr. Annette Donawa on the ABMS Portfolio Program

On October 27, 2016

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…

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Mary Ales on the ABMS Portfolio Program

On October 11, 2016

Mary Ales, Executive Director of the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association, talks about how the ABMS Portfolio Program aids in their objective to provide quality patient care, saying that the program “has been a tremendous opportunity for us to extend our…