Focus on Professionalism
Achieving the Vision

Focus on Professionalism

ABMS Professionalism Task Force held its first, in-person meeting on Monday, September 23 in Chicago, making progress in both defining medical professionalism and professional standing ...

ABMS Sends Letter to Hospital CMOs
Announcements, Achieving the Vision, MOC Updates

ABMS Sends Letter to Hospital CMOs

On June 5, 2019, ABMS Board Chair Barry S. Smith, MD, and ABMS President and CEO Richard E. Hawkins, MD, wrote a letter to chief medical officers and executive leaders at hospitals and health systems throughout the country. The letter communicated the ABMS policy on the appropriate use of board certification in privileging and credentialing decisions by hospitals, and invited hospitals and physician leaders to engage in a conversation about new approaches to assessment that are transforming continuing board certification.