The ABPS’s geriatric medicine board certification exams enable successful candidates to present themselves to the public as qualified medical specialists in geriatric medicine. Completing the geriatric medicine board certification exams indicates mastery of geriatric medicine experience and knowledge, as well as a professional commitment to adhere to the ABPS Medical Code of Ethics.
The geriatric medicine board certification examination process consists of a written exam. The format of the exam is multiple-choice, single-response questions. The questions are developed and validated by Diplomates of the Board of Certification in Geriatric Medicine (BCG) under the direction of the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) and psychometric consultants.