Articles - Benefits of Board Certification

Physician Board Certification: the Path to Professional Achievement

While physician board certification is voluntary, it is essential and necessary for any physician who wishes to reach his or her full professional potential over the course of a career. Board certified physicians have proven that they possess an elite level of knowledge and experience within a chosen medical specialty, and they are rewarded with better jobs, more responsibility, and ...

Why is it Important to Become Board Certified in Your Chosen Specialty?

Physician board certification represents an important, even vital, level of achievement for a physician. It demonstrates that she or he has mastered the core competencies and knowledge necessary to provide the best possible medical care. It means that the physician not only is qualified, but is also an ideal candidate for a position in his or her specialty. There is ...

Leadership Opportunities for Physician Board Certification

As the medical profession continues to change at an incredible pace from year to year, the physicians who assume leadership roles will be those who not only grasp the significance of changes as they occur, but also take an active hand in shaping the profession going forward. Physicians who demonstrate through board certification that they have mastered the core competencies ...

What Does it Mean for a Physician to Earn Board Certification?

Board certification represents an important level of achievement for a physician. It is a tangible demonstration that she or he has mastered the core competencies necessary to provide the best possible care in a chosen specialty or specialties. It means that he or she has been tested by peers and proven that his or her level of skill and knowledge ...

ABPS Board Certification: a Commitment to Exceptional Patient Care

If there is one quality that defines a physician who has achieved board certification through a Member Board of the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS), it is an unyielding commitment to providing patients the best care possible. To that end, the ABPS has established stringent eligibility rules for applicants, meaning only the finest physicians with the deepest level of ...

What Board Certification Means for Physicians, Employers and Patients

Physician board certification through the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) means different things to the various stakeholders in the realm of medical care. These stakeholders are the physicians along with their employers and patients. The ABPS is the official board certifying body of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. and Member Boards administer certification exams for 18 distinct specialties. The bottom ...

Why It Is Important for a Physician to Be Board Certified in a Specialty

A physician who is board certified in his or her chosen specialty automatically is afforded an extra level of respect from patients, peers, and potential employers. Achieving board certification is proof that the physician has mastered the knowledge and core competencies necessary to provide the best patient care possible. Why is it important? Because patients deserve to know that their ...

The Value of Physician Board Certification Through the ABPS

The value of physician board certification becomes evident to most medical students early on in the educational journey. Even the earliest undergraduate student with a desire to become an accomplished physician understands that certification is a voluntary process that is intended to demonstrate the mastery of the core body of knowledge and skills necessary for a specific specialty or specialties. ...

Board Certification Physician

Medical Board Certification and Physician Recertification from ABPS Physician board certification and recertification through the American Board of Physician Specialties provides proof that a physician has mastered the core competencies required to practice a particular specialty or sub-specialty. The ABPS is the official certifying body of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. which has been providing the highest level ...

The ABPS Welcomes Physicians Who Seek Board Certification or Recertification

Physicians who seek and complete board certification or recertification will find a willing, reputable, and capable partner in the  American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).  The certification provided by our Member Boards is based on rigorous scientific standards and innovative examination techniques that prove your professional competency. Physician certification through the ABPS is not merely proof that you can pass ...

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