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Board of Certification in  Emergency Medicine

The Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine exam enables a successful candidate to present to the public as a qualified medical specialist in emergency medicine. Completing the emergency medicine board certification exams indicates mastery of emergency medicine experience and knowledge, as well as a professional commitment to adhere to the ABPS Medical Code of Ethics.

The initial board certification in Emergency Medicine requires successful completion of both a written and an oral examination, in addition to the application requirements.  Once granted, all ABPS certificates are good for a period of eight years, expiring on December 31st of the eighth year. 

Recertification in Emergency Medicine requires documentation of the required number of Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours, completion of the recertification application, and successful completion of the written recertification examination.