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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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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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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.

Board certification through the American Board of Physician Specialties has served to substantiate my interest and additional training in several fields of medicine including Internal Medicine, Disaster Medicine, and Administrative Medicine. As a result, I have been able to serve my community in clinical, disaster response, and administrative medicine roles. Through the ABPS, I have become recognized as a leader in my various fields of interest.

Spencer Price MD, MPH, MBA
Internal Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Administrative Medicine
BCEM certification through ABPS has provided me with many opportunities. It has helped me demonstrate that I have special experience and expertise in Emergency Medicine beyond that obtained through my family medicine training. BCEM certification firmly established me as an emergency medicine specialist once I started working in emergency medicine full time. ABPS has also helped me network with other family physicians with a passion for improving rural and underserved emergency medicine practice.

Alex Beuning, MD, FAAEP
Emergency Medicine
Personal challenge and motivation compelled me to pass my ABPS board exam. Measurement and confirmation of my own knowledge base reinforced my self-confidence. The ABPS, with its history of inclusivity, has allowed me to have a voice in the organization, while permitting me to impact overall national patient safety and care through certification. Participation in exam development afforded me the opportunity to witness the rigorousness of the exam process and psychometrically sound product, while developing meaningful collegiality, professional life enrichment, and warding off burn out.

Elizabeth Maxwell-Schmidt MD, FAAEP, FACEP
Emergency Medicine