The Deadline Nears for the Initial Administrative Medicine Exam
The deadline for applicants to apply for the first physician board of certification examination in Administrative Medicine through the American Board of Administrative Medicine ® (ABAM) is May 15, 2016. Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out their application prior to this approaching cutoff date in order to be considered for the examination process this cycle.
The American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) developed the ABAM to meet a need in the healthcare sector. Increasingly, physicians with strong business backgrounds are being called upon to lead healthcare organizations of all sizes. To help identify highly qualified physicians who have extensive experience in both medicine and business, the ABAM was formed. Our Diplomates are leaders in their industry who have been and will be called upon to lead private practices, hospital groups, and other organizations as medicine continues to modernize in the 21st century. Board certification is the industry’s preferred metric for demonstrating competency in many specialties, and the ABAM is pleased to provide this valuable certification to leaders in the business side of medicine.
Prior to the April 1st deadline, interested parties must:
- Fill out an application
- Ensure adherence to all the eligibility requirements developed by the ABAM under the leadership of the ABPS
- Pay an application fee (early application discount applies)
Specific details about these requirements can be found online here.
Becoming board certified in Administrative Medicine will allow you the opportunity to present yourself to the public, your coworkers, and prospective employers as someone who has mastered the core concepts of Administrative Medicine.
To learn more about the ABAM, as well as our application process for board certification, contact us today. The ABPS is the official certifying body of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.®