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AAPS Announces New Leadership Team

Jul 21, 2014

Tampa, FL- The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. ® (AAPS) has announced its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Leaders were elected and installed at the recent AAPS House of Delegates & Annual Meeting. The list of 2014-15 AAPS Board Members follows: Executive Committee: Kenneth M. Flowe, M.D., FAAEP, MBA, 

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Dr. Mimi Guarneri: Integrative Medicine is Good for People, the Planet & the Economy

May 14, 2014

Tampa, FL-Dr. Mimi Guarneri, accomplished cardiologist and founder of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, ardently supports the implementation of Western allopathic principals − surgery and medication − when they are needed. Her preferred model for healthcare is designed to reduce the need for allopathic intervention through the principals of 

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AAPS Issues Final Call for Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Award Nominations

Apr 21, 2014

Tampa, FL-The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. (AAPS) has issued a final call nominations for theLouis W. Sullivan, MD, 2014 Health Policy Leadership Award. The deadline for nominations is April 30. The award is presented in honor of Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., former Secretary of the U.S. Department of 

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AJCM Report: Obstetrics Care Provided by Qualified Specialists Compared

Mar 10, 2014

Tampa, FL- A recent study published in the winter, 2014 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Medicine® (AJCM)concluded that the care delivered by family medicine physicians is comparable to patient care provided by OB/GYN specialists. This conclusion is reinforced and demonstrated when a physician becomes board certified through the Board of 

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AADM Calls for 2014 Disaster Medicine Service Award Nominations

Feb 11, 2014

Tampa, FL- The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM®) is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Service Award. The award honors deserving individuals, organizations and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle of preparation, planning, response and recovery. “Disaster medicine plays a key role in ensuring that 

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AADM Recommends to Get Ready Now

Sep 03, 2013

September is National Preparedness Month, and the American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM)reminds the public that disaster emergencies come in many forms, some natural and others man made. AADM strongly believes that every individual should be prepared with the knowledge of how to respond to disasters, and plan for their own 

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AAPS Governance Set for 2013-14

Aug 12, 2013

Tampa, FL — The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. (AAPS) set its 2013-2014 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at its recent annual scientific meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. All leadership terms began July 1. Executive Committee: Douglas L. Marciniak, D.O., FAAIM, President Kenneth M. Flowe, M.D., FAAEP, 

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ABOIM Offers Physician Board Certification in Integrative Medicine

Jun 03, 2013

Tampa, FL – The American Board of Integrative Medicine® (ABOIM®) is now accepting applications for qualified physicians interested in becoming certified in integrative medicine. ABOIM is a Member Board of the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS), the first multi-specialty certifying body to offer physician certification in integrative medicine. The 

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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