Board of Certification in Family Medicine Obstetrics
The Board of Certification in Family Medicine Obstetrics exam enables a successful candidate to present himself or herself to the public as a qualified medical specialist in family medicine obstetrics. Completing the family medicine obstetrics board certification exams indicates mastery of family medicine obstetrics experience and knowledge, as well as a professional commitment to adhere to the ABPS Medical Code of Ethics.
The BCFMO board recognizes the advanced level of training and experience that some family medicine physicians gain through recognized Fellowship programs, or their historical equivalent.
The process of certification for Family Medicine Obstetrics for eligible applicants involves satisfactory completion of a written examination, an oral examination and confirmation of surgical competency by peer observers.
The Journal of Family Practice: A New Certification for FPs. Read