board-certified

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board-certified

adjective Referring to a US or Canadian physician who has
1. Completed 4-8 yrs-of post-medical school residency training, ie a physician who is 'board-eligible' and.
2. Passed an examination, commonly called the 'Boards' that tests theoretical knowledge in an area of specialization. Cf Board-eligible noun A designation that a physician has successfully completed an approved educational program and evaluation process by the American Board of Medical Specialties which includes an examination designed to assess the knowledge, skills, and experience required to provide quality Pt care in a given specialty.
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Recent heightened concern over the quality of health care and selection of the right specialist has encouraged the American Board of Medical Specialties to sponsor an awareness program that allows the public easy access to information previously available only in some libraries and through select medical and state licensing boards," notes J.
For more than 75 years, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has been the medical organization overseeing physician certification in the United States.
About ABMS For 80 years, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has been a leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States.
The American Board of Medical Specialties in March announced that it has granted subspecialty status to this growing area of urogynecology.
We were also one of the founders of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Healthcare A number of organizations provide certification, including the American Board of Medical Specialties at www.
Hayne testified at Maye's trial that he is "board certified" in forensic pathology, but he isn't certified by the American Board of Pathology, the only organization recognized by the National Association of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Medical Specialties as capable of certifying forensic pathologists.
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) accepted addiction psychiatry as a subspecialty in 1991, and the first Subspecialty Certification in Addiction Psychiatry certificates were issued in 1993 by ABPN.
All three doctors are members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify a surgeon in plastic surgery of the face and body.
Prior to visiting a new medical specialist, call the American Board of Medical Specialties, (800) 776-2378, to find out whether the physician is a board-certified specialist.
It will also be interesting to see what happens when medical management is accepted by the American Board of Medical Specialties, so that to be board-certified in medical management, you have to have formal management training.
Board certification by one of the 24 American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Member Boards, including the ABR, is widely recognized as the highest health care industry standard for assessment of a physician's knowledge, experience, and skills.

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