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LA-PM&R: Articles Available for Quarter 4 Selection Beginning October 1

We are excited for the opportunity this gives LA-PM&R users to read important studies in the field, as well as the value it adds to your assessment and learning.

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Board Director News

Transformational Strategies Guide ABPMR in Updated Strategic Plan

As the five-year strategic plan was nearing its completion, the ABPMR Board reviewed the plan and elected to update and revise it to continue to build on its success and foundations. Click here to read more.

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Exam Results

2023 Sports Medicine Summer Examination Results

In July of 2023, 27 first-time candidates seeking initial certification took the Sports Medicine Examination. The Sports Medicine Examination for Continuing Certification was also administered in July. Click to see the results and names of the newly certified physicians!

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Physician Features

Volunteer Spotlight: Nathan Prahlow, MD

This month our Volunteer Spotlight feature is Nathan Prahlow, MD. Dr. Prahlow shares his journey to becoming a PM&R physician. Click here to read more about his story!

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Subspecialty Certification Research

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Practice Analysis Completed

Results Used to Create New Content Outline for 2023 PRM Exam

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Get the latest PM&R news with the ABPMR Newsletter

Introducing the first edition of the ABPMR Newsletter. Click below to read it!

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Medical Boards Experiencing Incidences of a Scam: Be Alert!

The ABPMR has been made aware of a scam targeting physicians in some medical specialties. Read more to find out how you can protect yourself.

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Subspecialty Certification

ABIM to Offer Hospice and Palliative Medicine Certification Exam Annually Beginning in 2024

As the field of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) continues to grow, ABIM will begin offering the Certification Exam in this discipline annually starting in 2024.

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Initial Certification Research

Published: Taking Leave During Residency

Click here to read more about the types of absences and subsequent delays and variations in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medical Board Pass Rates.

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Initial Certification Research

Published: Why do Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Lose Board Certification?

Why Do Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Lose American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification? Click to read the research article conducted by a team of ABPMR physiatrists.

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