Hospital and Healthcare Leaders Can Learn About the ABPS as a Choice in Physician Board Certification

APBS Offers a Choice In Physician Board CertificationThe American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) has provided experienced physicians with a choice in board certification since 1960. Our pragmatic approach to certification enables physicians to gain personal and professional advancement while meeting today’s increasing demands of patient care. Our Member Boards offer both allopathic and osteopathic physicians certification in numerous specialties, including traditional fields like family medicine, internal medicine, and dermatology, as well as emerging specialties like integrative medicine and disaster medicine.

As one of the most prominent nationally recognized multi-specialty certifying entities in North America, we maintain a rigorous certification process. Candidates must meet strict eligibility requirements and pass comprehensive specialty exams. As a result, only highly skilled, knowledgeable, and dedicated practitioners earn ABPS certification. This also means that healthcare leaders can trust ABPS Diplomates to enhance their organization’s credentials by delivering nothing less than world-class medical care.

The ABPS invites healthcare leaders to stop by our booth at any of the following events in 2019 to learn more about our certification options:

  • HCPro CRC Symposium, Las Vegas – Feb. 26-28
  • Greeley Company Physician and Hospital Leadership Seminar, New Orleans, LA – March 28-30
  • University of Arizona Nutrition and Health Conference, San Francisco, CA – April 15-17
  • EDPMA Solutions Summit, Scottsdale, AZ – April 28-May 1
  • AAFP FMX, Philadelphia, PA – 24-28
  • Greeley Company Physician and Hospital Leadership Seminar, Phoenix, AZ – Oct. 10-13
  • Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine, San Diego, CA – Oct. 12-16
  • National Association of Medical Staff Services, Philadelphia, PA – Oct. 19-23
  • Greeley Company Physician and Hospital Leadership Seminar, Boca Raton, FL – Dec. 5-8

The ABPS is the official board certifying body of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.®

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

The American Board of Physician Specialties has provided me with the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of internal medicine through board certification. As a hospitalist, board certification is an expected credential, and hospitals recognize the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) as one of the three standard credentialling bodies for Internal Medicine. Additionally, the ABPS has helped me develop leadership skills as a Board member and Committee Chairperson. ABPS has also helped me sharpen critical thinking skills as a test question developer and reviewer. The Allopathic (MD) and Osteopathic (DO) physicians in the ABPS are lifelong learners and frequently pursue multiple board certifications. I enjoy the camaraderie of my peers in ABPS.

Loren Jay Chassels, DO
Internal Medicine
When I think historically, advancement in medicine and patient safety and care has been driven by the diversity of people and scientific thought. That’s what I found at the ABPS and more. For over 60 years that is just who we are. I found a physician certifying body that provides a choice and voice to all physicians ensuring that patients are always placed first.

Jerry Allison, MD
Emergency Medicine
When I decided to pursue a full time role as a physician executive it was important to me to obtain additional professional training, education and work experience. Board certification through the ABPS in Administrative Medicine is validation of my efforts and a demonstration of dedication to professional development. We need more physicians to become full time health care executives, knowing there is a board certification option in Administrative Medicine encourages physicians to take the leap from full time clinical practice to healthcare organizational leadership.

Richard Paula, MD
Administrative Medicine