Articles - Administrative Medicine

Who Benefits from Board Certification in Administrative Medicine?

Pursuing board certification in Administrative Medicine is an excellent option for physicians who have experience in the business side of medicine. These days, more and more physicians are looking for ways to make themselves more marketable on the job front, more involved in the day-to-day management of healthcare organizations, and better equipped to lead. As a result, there has been ...

What is the Role of Board Certification in Administrative Medicine?

One of the most significant changes to the healthcare sector in recent years is the gradual movement from small family practices to large healthcare organizations. These days medicine’s big business, and recent healthcare reforms further incentivized the consolidation of power and creation of new leadership opportunities. At the American Board of Physician Specialties®, we recognized the increasingly important role that ...

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 ...

Become a Recognized Physician Leader with ABAM Certification

At the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS), we developed the American Board of Administrative Medicine® (ABAM) to recognize highly qualified physicians with strong backgrounds in both medicine and business. Through the board certification process, physicians who are as comfortable in the board room as the examination room have the opportunity to clearly demonstrate to their peers, employers, and other ...

Is Administrative Medicine Part of Your Career Plan?

One of the most sought-after skills that a physician can have in today’s healthcare industry is a background in business. In recent years, the need for physician leaders has never been greater, but there continues to be a shortage of physicians who have both medical and business management training. As a result, young physicians who aspire to leadership positions in ...

The Changing Role of Physician Leaders

The need for physician leaders has never been greater. As the healthcare industry continues to undergo significant changes, there is a clear opportunity for physicians with extensive administrative experience to rise up and assume leadership positions that are too often filled by executives who do not possess medical training. At the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS), we developed the ...

Administrative Medicine Exam Description

The American Board of Administrative Medicine was developed by the American Board of Physician Specialties® to recognize physician leaders with extensive experience in the business-side of healthcare. Accordingly, a central component of the certification process is the successful completion of an examination that tests the candidate’s mastery of the core competencies of administrative medicine. The exam consists of 200 multiple ...

Who is Eligible to Sit for the American Board of Administrative Medicine Examination?

The American Board of Administrative Medicine℠ was developed to recognize physicians with extensive experience and expertise in medicine as well as healthcare management and governance. Administrative medicine is one of the most sought-after specialties in today’s healthcare industry, and board certification through the ABAM is a trusted recognition of a physician’s aptitude in running a medical practice, hospital, or other medical ...

Physician Board Certification in Administrative Medicine Offered by the American Board of Administrative Medicine®

The American Board of Administrative Medicine (ABAM) is now accepting applications for its inaugural administrative medicine board certification examination to be held in October 2016. This board was developed by the American Board of Physician Specialties® to give physicians with unique experience in the business side of the healthcare industry the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise through board certification. While ...

Things to know before you begin your online application:

Getting Started: First-time users must create an account. Select Register Provider. Agree to the User Agreement. Complete all bolded fields on the Registration information page. Once complete, you will receive an email with instructions on how to retrieve your username. If you do not receive the email, verify that you have correctly entered your email address and that you do ...

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