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AOBIM adds early entry pathway to Internal Medicine Certification

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The AOBIM is pleased to announce an early entry pathway to the AOBIM Internal Medicine Certification exam. Third-year Internal Medicine residents will be eligible to take the certification exam March 30 – April 4, 2020. To be eligible for this exam administration residents must have participated in the ACOI in-training exam during each of the … Continued

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AOBEM Launches New Annual Online OCC Exam

Friday, January 24, 2020

The American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) is pleased to announce the launch of its new annual Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) examination. The Continuous Osteopathic Recertification Examination (CORE) will replace the high stakes, 10 year examination also known as the Cognitive Assessment Recertification Examination. Diplomates with AOBEM certifications expiring in 2020 or beyond are eligible … Continued

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Comment period closed for proposed AOBFP CME requirement updates

Friday, January 17, 2020

The review and open comment period has closed for proposed changes to the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) CME requirement. The comments submitted will be shared with the Executive Committee of the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS) and available to the Executive Committee of the AOA Board of Trustees. The BOS will submit … Continued

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Certifying Board Services reorganization and leadership updates

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The following is AOA’s Certifying Board Services’ new leadership structure as of Jan. 7, 2020. This reorganization generates significant departmental cost savings. “AOA’s Certifying Board Services’ new leadership and staff are committed to proactive communication and transparency as pillars for earned trust,” says Raymond M, Depa, DO, Chair, Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists. Senior Vice President: … Continued

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Third osteopathic certifying board replaces its high-stakes recertification exam

Friday, November 15, 2019

The American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOBOG) recently launched a new online exam process for Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) Component 3. This longitudinal assessment format leverages technology to deliver assessment items and questions relevant to OB-GYN scope of practice at prescribed intervals. ‘A great improvement’ “Many of AOBOG’s diplomates are excited about the convenience … Continued

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Applications open for early entry initial board certification in family medicine

Monday, October 14, 2019

Third-year family medicine residents can begin the board certification process in February through a new early entry pathway, the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) announced. Participants must complete two osteopathic in-service exams (ISE or ISE+) produced and administered by ACOFP, and take the early entry initial board certification examination in their final year … Continued

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Earn up to 40 category 1-A CME credits at OMED

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
During the 2019-2021 CME cycle, AOA diplomates are required to meet CME credit hour requirements as part of Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) Component 2. So year one of that cycle is the perfect time to begin working toward your CME requirements. And there's no better place to start than OMED 2019, which takes place Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore, and offers up to 40 Category 1-A CME credits in your specialty.
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Clinical pathway to addiction medicine certification to be developed

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

AOA Certifying Board Services is beginning work to establish a clinical pathway to board certification in addiction medicine. The AOA entered into a cost-sharing agreement with the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM) to start the process of opening the clinical practice pathway for initial osteopathic board certification in addiction medicine. The move comes after the AOA House … Continued

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Update on pathway to Family Physicians certification

Monday, August 12, 2019

The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) is opening up new pathways and options for certification with several important changes. Start the board certification process during residency The AOBFP announced an Early Entry Certification (EEC) program that will allow qualified candidates to seek board certification while still completing their family medicine residency. DOs in … Continued

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Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Certification Now Available

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce a new certificate in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, recognizing  the distinct and critical knowledge, skills, abilities and judgments that practicing physicians require in this specialty. Applicants must be AOBIM board-certified specialists in cardiology. Eligible applicants must have completed three years of an ACGME- … Continued

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