Tuesday, April 3, 2012

ABMS Establishes Time Limits for Achieving Board Certification A new policy defines a limited period for "Board Eligibility"

February 2012 - For the first time, a new policy of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), effective on January 1, 2012, establishes limits to the time that can elapse between a physician's completion of residency training and achievement of Board Certification.

The policy establishes a window of no fewer than three years and no more than seven years between training and certification. Within that timeframe, the maximum time allowed will depend on the specialty.

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