Articles - Administrative Medicine

Medical Staff Leaders: ABPS Options Lead to Improved Health Care

At the American Board of Physician Specialties®, we believe that increasing the number of options for board certification benefits physicians and hospitals, as well as the patients they serve. To that end, we work to give qualified professionals several choices when researching certification boards. Our strict eligibility requirements ensure that only the most dedicated doctors even qualify to attempt certification ...

The ABPS Encourages Patients to Celebrate National Doctors Day

March 30th is National Doctors Day, a celebration that reminds us of the critical role of physicians in fostering the public’s health and well-being. The American Board of Physician Specialties® encourages all Americans to take a moment on that day to acknowledge the hard work and self-less services of our talented physicians nationwide. If you know a doctor, or have ...

A Viewpoint on the Opioid Crisis

Bruce Bonanno, MD, a Diplomate of the Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine (BCEM), has been practicing emergency medicine for 33 years. Presently at the CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, N.J., he has served in 23 different emergency rooms, from inner city hospitals to rural ones, across several states. Over the years, the wealth of knowledge and experience he has ...

Purpose-Driven Health

The annual physical exam might be a waste of time, Myles Spar, MD, says. For many years, these checkups have followed a similar pattern: a doctor reviews a patient’s complaints, orders lab tests, goes over the results, and has the same discussions about how the patient should lower their cholesterol or start an exercise program. But, research shows that annual ...

The ABPS Proudly Partners with Aperture

As one of the most prominent nationally recognized multi-specialty certifying entities in North America, the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) requires the expert services of a reliable credentials verification organization (CVO). “That is why we turned to Aperture Credentialing, Inc.,” says Jeff Morris,  executive director of ABPS. “With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Aperture is ...

Heather Auld, MD, on Fighting the Flu

While hand washing is one of the most effective methods of warding off germs and viruses, our immune system is the body’s first line of defense against illnesses. Dr. Heather Auld, MD, an integrative medicine specialist with Lee Physician Group and a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM), says there are several simple steps we can take ...

Verification of ABPS Board-Certified Physicians

The American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) offers a fast, accurate, and dependable system for verifying the board certification of our Diplomates. A perfect solution for hospitals, credentialing agencies, and healthcare organizations, our Online Verification Database can provide official verification of ABPS board certification in a matter of minutes. This online system was developed by the country’s largest and most ...

Recruiting Emergency Physicians: Things to Know About the BCEM

The American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) identifies and recognizes physicians who have demonstrated competency in their chosen specialties, including emergency medicine. The Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine ® (BCEM), an ABPS Member Board, has developed rigorous standards to ensure that emergency medicine physicians have the comprehensive training and experience necessary to excel in stressful emergency room environments. Visits ...

The BCFM Offers Family Medicine Physicians a Recognized Choice for Board Certification

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recognize the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) as one of three nationally distinguished physician board certifying bodies. The Board of Certification in Family Medicine (BCFM), a Member Board of the ABPS, offers qualified and experienced family medicine physicians an opportunity to demonstrate ...

The BCIM Offers Internal Medicine Physicians a Recognized Choice for Board Certification

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now include the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) as one of three recognized bodies for physician board certification. One of the specialties for which the ABPS offers certification is internal medicine. The Board of Certification in Internal Medicine® (BCIM), a Member Board ...

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