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April 18, 2019 - CertLink

Longitudinal Assessment Pilot User Satisfaction Results Are In

ABPMR CertLink Pilot Participants have spoken: Overwhelmingly, they say longitudinal assessment is a valuable learning tool, helping them identify knowledge gaps and adding value to their board certification.. Read the story for the full results.

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April 09, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Increasing Consistency of Needle Tracking During Acupuncture Treatment

April’s ABPMR PIP Spotlight focused on the implementation of needle documentation forms to improve safety rates for patients, physicians, and staff. This PIP Spotlight is by Francis Unson, DO.

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April 09, 2019 - Board Director News

Meet the Director Video Series

Do you wonder who the ABPMR Board Directors are, and what they have to say about the board’s role in the PM&R field? Get to know the ABPMR Board of Directors by watching the “Meet the Board Directors” video series.

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April 08, 2019 - Resources

Resources for Physician Burnout

Recent research by an ABPMR board director-led team confirmed previous findings of the prevalence of physician burnout in the specialty of PM&R. If you are a physiatrist who is burned out, be sure to check out the resources listed in this article.

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March 20, 2019 - MOC

The Vision Commission, ABMS Implementation Plans, and the ABPMR MOC Program

Recently, the Vision Commission released its final report detailing recommendations for the future of continuous certification. Click to read more about how the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has responded with an implementation plan and how those plans might affect ABPMR diplomates.

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March 15, 2019 - Research

Published: Burnout in Diplomates of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation–Prevalence and Potential Drivers: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Survey

An ABPMR board director-led research team published an article in the PM&R Journal on the prevalence and possible causes of physician burnout in PM&R. Click here for a link to the full article and to read a summary.

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March 04, 2019 - Resources

CertificationMatters.org Helps Patients Find a Board Certified Physician

Board certification has been shown to be an important factor to patients when choosing a physician, according to feedback gathered by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). With these findings in mind, ABMS has launched a new website, [CertificationMatters.org](https://www.CertificationMatters.org), to help patients find a board certified physician.

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January 02, 2019 - Exam Results

2018 Hospice & Palliative Medicine Examination Results

On November 20, 2018, the Hospice & Palliative Medicine Examination was administered by the American Board of Internal Medicine to six first-time candidates applying through the ABPMR. Read more, including the names of newly certified diplomates, by clicking below.

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December 19, 2018 - Exam Results

2018 Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Examination Results

On November 7, 2018, the ABPMR Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Examination was administered to 18 first-time candidates. Read more, including the names of newly certified diplomates, by clicking below.

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December 19, 2018 - Exam Results

2018 Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Examination Results

On November 7, 2018, the ABPMR Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Examination was administered to 21 first-time candidates. Read more, including the names of newly certified diplomates, by clicking below.

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