American Board of Integrative Medicine
Board certification from the American Board of Integrative Medicine® (ABOIM®) enables successful candidates to present themselves to the public as qualified medical specialists in the practice of Integrative Medicine. Completing the Integrative Medicine board certification indicates mastery of the specialty experience and knowledge as well as a professional commitment to adhere to the ABPS Medical Code of Ethics. The ABOIM defines integrative medicine as the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. The board certification process consists of submission of the completed application, Board review/approval to ensure all eligibility requirements have been satisfied and successful completion of a written examination. This examination is based on the Principals of Integrative Medicine and the Examination Description.