What is CertiFACTS?

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What is CertiFACTS?

CertiFACTS Online® is ABMS Solutions’ premier online resource to verify physician board certification. This secure and easy to navigate service is available in both one- and two-year annual subscriptions that allow unlimited online verifications.

Is ABIM part of ABMS?

ABIM is one of 24 medical specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Through ABMS, the boards work together to establish common standards for physicians to achieve and maintain board certification.

What is ABMS MOC?

The “Participating in Maintenance of Certification (MOC)” display includes the status of all a physician’s specialty (and subspecialty, if any) certificates from an ABMS Member Board. For each certificate listed, either “Yes”, “No” or “Not Required” is shown to indicate status.

What is the purpose of the American Board of Medical Specialties?

The mission of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is to serve the public and the medical profession by improving the quality of health care through setting professional standards for lifelong certification in partnership with Member Boards.

What boards does ABMS?

The 24 ABMS Member Boards include: • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, • American Board of Anesthesiology, • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, • American Board of Dermatology, • American Board of Emergency Medicine, • American Board of Family Medicine, • American Board of Internal Medicine, • American …

How many ABMS boards are there?

24 certifying boards
The 24 certifying boards or Member Boards of ABMS were founded by their respective specialties to assess and certify doctors who demonstrate the clinical judgment, skills, and attitudes essential for the delivery of excellent patient care.

What is MOC board certification?

Participating in Maintenance of Certification (MOC) means a doctor continues to meet the requirements of his or her medical specialty board(s) for ongoing learning and assessment.

Are doctors licensed in Mexico?

Upon fulfilling the requirements to practice as a professional in Mexico, one obtains a cedula or license. This is true of both medical doctors and dentists as well as other professions where a license is required to practice, including architects, accountants, attorneys, engineers, etc.

What is ABMS and AOA?

Osteopathic physicians (DOs) certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) can now receive reciprocal certification from the AOA’s Certifying Board Services.

How many ABMS specialties are there?

The American Board of Medical Specialties is made up of 24 Member Boards representing 40 specialties and 88 subspecialties.

What does it mean to be ABMS board certified?

Certification by an ABMS Member Board helps demonstrate to the public that a physician and medical specialist meets nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge, experience, and skills and maintains their certification through continuous learning and practice improvement in order to provide high quality …

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