What Physician Recruiters Should Know About ABPS
As a physician recruiter, you’re well aware of the weight board certification carries in the medical industry. You’ve also likely seen firsthand healthcare organizations’ preference for hiring board-certified practitioners. What you may not be aware of, however, is just how influential the American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) is in the industry. As one of the three major multi-specialty certifying entities in the United States, we are recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a top choice for physician board certification.
Nondiscriminatory Physician Board Certification
Founded by surgeons in 1952, ABPS has certified countless physicians in both traditional specialties like family medicine and dermatology and emerging specialties like disaster medicine and integrative medicine. We provide nondiscriminatory certification opportunities, offering certification to both allopathic and osteopathic physicians. We do not discriminate based on training and test physicians on their knowledge of their specialty We also provide unique certification opportunities, such as enabling primary-care-trained physicians with extensive emergency room experience to earn emergency medicine certification without having to complete another residency.
A Pragmatic Approach to Board Certification
Our thoughtful and pragmatic approach to certification has helped many physicians gain personal and professional advancement. It’s one reason you can find ABPS Diplomates in all 50 states, as well as Canada and Puerto Rico. Many ABPS-certified physicians are widely regarded as leaders in their specialties and hold prominent positions at respected institutions.
Find Out More About the ABPS
Increasingly, medical leaders throughout the country are recognizing the value of ABPS certification, not only for the prestige of their organization but also for the benefit of the patients they serve. If you would like to learn more about the ABPS, contact us. Our stringent eligibility requirements and psychometrically validated exams ensure that only the most talented physicians with the deepest level of dedication become ABPS-board certified.