ABMS Brings Together Boards Community and Health Care Leaders to Focus on Improving Patient Care, Quality Standards at Annual Conference
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ABMS Brings Together Boards Community and Health Care Leaders to Focus on Improving Patient Care, Quality Standards at Annual Conference

ABMS Conference 2019: Innovations in Assessment, Learning and Improvement will feature two and half days of programming created for health care professionals and leaders from ABMS Member Boards, medical and professional societies, hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, quality and practice improvement sectors, and continuing medical education and professional development communities.

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.