ABAM Eligibility Requirements
The American Board of Administrative Medicine® (ABAM) was developed by the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) to provide board certification to highly trained physicians who have experience in the business side of medicine. This represents an exciting opportunity for highly motivated physicians who are interested in obtaining leadership positions as the healthcare industry continues to evolve.
To be eligible to pursue board certification through the ABAM and become part of our exclusive Diplomate community, the candidate must be able to able to demonstrate his or her medical business experience by meeting one of the following criteria:
- Possess a master’s degree in Health Administration, Medical Management, Business Administration or a similar advanced degree in the healthcare management/administration arena
- Have at least two years of certifiable experience in healthcare management and be currently enrolled in an approved master’s program
- Possess a healthcare management certification, such as a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) or Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) certification
- Have five years of cumulative experience in an administrative position and be able to demonstrate a commitment to ongoing training in management-related functions
To learn more about the requirements that must be met in order to be considered for board certification through the ABAM, contact us today. Administrative Medicine is one of the fastest growing, most in-demand medical specialties in North America, and the ABAM is pleased to help our Diplomates pursue exciting career opportunities and improve the overall quality care of the healthcare sector as a whole. A full list of the requirements that must be met in order to be considered for board certification through the ABAM can be found here. The ABPS is the official certifying body of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.®