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The Role of Physician Leadership in 21st Century Healthcare Administration Described by Richard L. Paula, MD, CPE

I am the Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa, Florida. My office engages with technology deployed for patient care—primarily the electronic medical record (EMR), but also hardware devices, biomedical devices such as ventilators and anesthesia machines. It is the responsibility of the CMIO to ensure that clinical workflows are conducive to great patient care, ...

Did You Know There is Physician Board Certification for Disaster Medicine?

Quite often, when disaster strikes, government leaders will turn to physicians for guidance in setting up triage stations and providing effective care with potentially limited resources. Of course, physicians are also relied on to administer first aid and medical treatment for disaster victims. For all these reasons, it’s vital that physicians be trained to deliver medical care in disaster settings ...

Connie Leeper, MD, Discusses Family Medicine Obstetrics

As a family medicine obstetrician practicing in Alabama, a widely rural state, I know firsthand the challenges obstetricians and patients encounter in rural areas, where there is often a lack of access to prenatal care, specialty care, and even hospitals that can deliver babies. One way that the need has been filled is with family medicine obstetricians. These medical specialists ...

Ameen Taleb, MD, on Why He Chose to Get Certified With BCEM Following His AAEP Recognized EM Fellowship

My decision to pursue a career in emergency medicine evolved gradually after entering my residency training in family medicine and while working in the emergency department during residency. The emergency department is one of the areas in the hospital where physicians need to have excellent medical knowledge and procedural skills to provide immediate care and resuscitation of critically ill patients. ...

Dr. Marvin Singh Explains Gut Health

Gut health is one of the core components of overall health. That’s because of our microbiome, which is an ecosystem of trillions of bacteria that live in our bodies, primarily in our digestive tract. These bacteria release chemicals in response to a wide variety of stimuli, whether food, toxins, exercise, or stress, and these chemicals influence our health. Lifestyle & ...

Integrative Medicine Board Certification: The Next Step for Integrative Medicine Fellows

Lance Luria, MD FACP, is an Integrative Healthcare Solutions consultant in Springfield, MO, who specializes in integrative medicine focusing on pain management for self-funded companies and other organizations that take financial risk. He previously served as vice president and chief medical officer at Mercy Care Management, part of Mercy Health, where he successfully integrated both health and wellness, and integrative ...

Why the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) is a Choice in Board Certification

If you’re interested in pursuing certification in a traditional field like family medicine or anesthesiology, we encourage you to apply to the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS). As a nationally recognized multi-specialty certifying body committed to meeting the challenges of emerging public health issues, we also offer many unique certification options, such as integrative medicine and disaster medicine. Additionally, ...

2022 Certification for the American Board of Physician Specialties

Physicians who are interested in board certification or recertification with the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) should know that ABPS has released its 2022 examination schedule. To earn board certification with the ABPS, candidates must pass a psychometrically validated written exam that tests core concepts of a specialty and measures how candidates have mastered the subject matter. Exams will ...

Patient Care is the Priority of the American Board of Physician Specialties

Consulting a physician for a health problem can be anxiety-inducing for many people. It helps greatly, however, when patients trust that their physicians have the knowledge and expertise necessary for proper diagnosis and treatment. One way that physicians can foster trust is by becoming board certified. Physician board certification is a completely voluntary process, but because it’s so rigorous, requiring ...

An Update on the American Board of Physician Specialties for Physician Recruiters

Founded in 1952, the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) certified its first physician in 1960. Since then, we have certified countless professionals in traditional fields such as internal medicine and anesthesiology as well as in emerging specialties like integrative medicine and disaster medicine. As a multi-specialty board that offers both allopathic and osteopathic physicians certification or recertification in 20 ...

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