The addiction psychiatrists--including four doctors certified in both addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry whose professional loyalties lean toward ASAM--are certified in general psychiatry by the American Board of Medical Specialties
In 1991, the American Board of Medical Specialties
(ABMS) granted approval to the American Board of Pediatrics to offer subcertification in Adolescent Medicine.
In December, Denese passed the first certifying exam given by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine, although the board itself is not recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties
, the federal arm that regulates groups professing medical expertise.
Information from WEFA's State and Metro Profile Plus reports; the American Board of Medical specialties
directory, Medical Laser Insight; and Medical Industry Employment Opportunities are, all now available on LEXIS-NEXIS.
the American Board of Medical Specialties
(ABMS) has established a toll-free number for the public to check on a doctor's board certification status.
There was an evening workshop on "Certification in Medical Informatics and Clinical Informatics as a Medical Specialty," which proposed two distinct and parallel initiatives: one for board-certified physicians leading to a subspecialty qualification recognized (at some point in the future) by the American Board of Medical Specialties
, and a certificate in medical informatics, open to all AMIA members regardless of professional background.
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), which had only been founded in 1968, won official recognition in 1979 from the American Board of Medical Specialties
, giving it the hallmark of respectability.
org to find out if their doctor is Board Certified by a Member Board(s) of the American Board of Medical Specialties
Thirteen association self-study courses are approved by multiple member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties
(ABMS) for MOC.
Truth: The Compact (pp 2-3) defines a physician as one who "holds specialty certification or a time-unlimited specialty certificate recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties
or the American Osteopathic Association's Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists.
Instead, delegates agreed that the AMA should continue to work with the American Board of Medical Specialties
to address physicians' concerns about MOC.
While already incorporated into many practices, CI was not a recognized subspecialty until it was approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties