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June 30, 2020 - Primary Certification

ABPMR COVID-19 Updates

This article will be updated regularly with the latest COVID-19-related news and announcements from the ABPMR.

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June 30, 2020 - Primary Certification

Announcing: Virtual Part II Examination Dates for 2020

You've waited patiently while ABPMR staff worked through the careful process of ensuring adequate numbers of examiners for multiple examination dates this fall. Today, we're pleased to announce three exam dates this fall.

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June 19, 2020 - Primary Certification

Virtual Part II Examination FAQ

For the first time in our history, the ABPMR will be administering a virtual Part II Examination for our candidates. Since the May announcement, we have heard some common questions about exam dates and the schedule, how this will affect subspecialty exams, and general logistics — read on for answers.

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June 18, 2020 - LA-PMR

LA-PM&R Upgrades, Program Changes for Rest of 2020

To continue to ease the burden on ABPMR diplomates, today we're announcing major program changes for the rest of 2020, as well as an upcoming platform upgrade.

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June 12, 2020 - Board Director News

ABPMR Commitment to Racial Diversity and Equity

The mission of the ABPMR is to protect the public by improving the quality of patient care in PM&R – for all. Read our commitment statement as well as the work we are committed to do to foster racial diversity and equity in our field and in all levels of board activities.

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June 11, 2020 - Primary Certification

Virtual Part II Examination Infographic

Trying to keep all the details of the upcoming virtual (remote) Part II Examination straight in your mind? You're not alone! Here's an infographic with all the most important details.

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May 27, 2020 - Primary Certification

ABPMR Moves Part II Examination To Virtual Administrations This Fall

Due to ongoing uncertainty about the course of COVID-19 this fall, the ABPMR has canceled the in-person 2020 Part II Examination; we are pleased to announce that virtual Part II Examination administrations will be offered this fall.

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May 19, 2020 - Primary Certification

What We Know: ABPMR Computer-Based Testing in 2020

The ABPMR has many upcoming computer-based examinations through the end of 2020, and we are working closely with Pearson VUE to understand their current procedures and limitations in place due to COVID-19. Here is the latest.

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May 14, 2020 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Modifying Clinic Operations to Improve Efficiency and Communication

May’s Practice Improvement Project (PIP) Spotlight was submitted by Katherine Stenson, MD. Dr. Stenson wanted to modify the structure of her outpatient clinic in order to improve the efficiency of day-to-day operations and communication.

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May 06, 2020 - MOC

A First: ABPMR Awards CME for LA-PM&R

For the first time in our history, the ABPMR has awarded CME to diplomates participating in Longitudinal Assessment for PM&R.

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