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AADM Presents Distinguished Service Award to Edward J. Gabriel

Jul 16, 2018

Tampa, FL- Edward J. Gabriel, M.P.A., EMT-P, CEM, CBCP, Principal Deputy Assistant for Preparedness and Response for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), was recently honored by the American Academy of Disaster Medicine® (AADM®) with its Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Gabriel was recognized for his outstanding leadership and 

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ABPS Expands Relationship with Aperture

Jan 07, 2018

The American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) has expanded its relationship with Aperture Credentialing, LLC. to advance the credentialing of its Diplomate members. Healthcare organization credentialers can now look forward to the following when credentialing ABPS certified physicians: Convenient online account system to quickly check certification status Instant receipt of 

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Special Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Maurice A. Ramirez, DO, PhD

Jul 28, 2017

Tampa, FL-The American Academy of Disaster Medicine presented a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Maurice A. Ramirez, DO, PhD, BCDM, BCEM, CNS, CMRO, one of the first physicians to receive certification as a Disaster Medicine Specialist. The award was presented recently at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association 

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Physician Board Certification in Administrative Medicine Offered

Oct 19, 2015

Tampa, FL- The American Board of Administrative Medicine® (ABAM) is proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for its inaugural administrative medicine examination for physicians who serve in management and leadership capacities of healthcare organizations. The initial exam will be administered in October 2016 at testing centers throughout 

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AAPS Announces New Leadership Team for 2015-2016

Jul 06, 2015

Tampa, FL- The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. ® (AAPS) has announced its leadership team for 2015-2016. Leaders were elected and installed at the recent AAPS House of Delegates & Annual Scientific Meeting in Clearwater, FL. The 2015-2016 AAPS leadership team follows: Executive Committee: Martin E. Thornton, D.O., FAAEP, FAADM, President 

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The American Board of Physician Specialties Announces Development of Physician Board Certification in Administrative Medicine

May 18, 2015

Tampa, FL – The American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) has announced an innovative board of certification for physician leaders involved in healthcare management and administration, or physicians that have administrative responsibilities in clinical practice. The American Board of Administrative Medicine® (ABAM), a newly formed Member Board of ABPS, is 

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ABOIM Welcomes Inaugural Class of Board Certified Integrative Medicine Specialists

Feb 10, 2015

Tampa, FL – The American Board of Integrative Medicine® (ABOIM®) has announced that 121 integrative medicine physicians have attained board certification in the field as a result of successfully completing the initial board examinations. This marks an important milestone in the evolution and maturation of the emerging specialty. “These integrative 

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AADM Recommends Medical Practices Prepare for Disasters

Aug 14, 2014

Tampa, FL- September is National Preparedness Month. The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) recommends medical practices, that could be called upon to help treat injuries − or even to save lives − establish and maintain a comprehensive, up-to-date plan to ride out a disaster or wide-spread community emergency. “Disaster 

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Save the Date
House of Delegates & Annual Scientific Meeting
New Approaches to Improve Patient Outcomes
June 10-15, 2022
Patient Care Is Our Priority

Medical organizations throughout North America understand that our rigorous certification standards prove that ABPS Diplomates are capable of delivering the best patient care possible.

ABPS board certification validates a physician's competence in their medical specialty. This is important to a patient seeking medical care. Physician recertification through ABPS assures that we maintain knowledge and expertise throughout our career. The ABPS is a collegial and committed organization of physicians and administrative staff. The organization has given me the opportunity to become involved in all facets of the board certification process and physician governance.

Lawrence Stein, MD, FAASOS
Orthopedic Surgery
ABPS is a leading advocate for its Diplomates, their patients, and the public at large by promoting high-quality evidence-based patient care. ABPS certifies physicians through industry-leading rigorous examinations in various boards and offers continuous recertification making sure that these physicians are qualified to practice safe state of the art medicine.

Leslie Mukau, MD, FAAEP, FACEP
Emergency Medicine
In this time of uncertainty, Disaster Medicine Certification has helped tremendously to demonstrate to hospital leadership my commitment to disaster preparedness and knowledge of planning, response, and mitigation. ABODM certification focuses on the knowledge and skills a physician needs to become a recognized leader in the four stages of disaster preparation and management: planning, coordination, execution, and debriefing.

Lewis W, Marshall, MD, JD, FAAEP, FAADM
Disaster Medicine | Emergency Medicine