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May 01, 2018 - CertLink

Celebrating the Launch of the ABPMR CertLink Pilot!

Pilot participants are now logging into the platform and answering their first questions. Watch our preview video for an idea of how the platform works, as well as some of the built-in tools and resources to help participants learn.

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April 18, 2018 - MOC

ABMS Directory Tool Update

The ABMS Continuing Certification Directory™ was launched in January with new features designed to help diplomates who are searching for continuing medical education (CME) activities.

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March 20, 2018 - CertLink

CertLink Pilot Update and Customization System

We're gearing up for the launch of ABPMR's CertLink Pilot in April 2018. Read on for more about the progress we've made and see a sneak preview of our customization system - which was designed for and by physiatrists.

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February 27, 2018 - Board Director News

Welcome, Dr Johns

The ABPMR recently elected Jeffery Johns MD to be its newest board director; his first term will begin on August 1, 2018. Click through to read more about how his substantial experience in PM&R and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine will make him a valuable addition to the Board of Directors. Welcome, Dr Johns!

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February 20, 2018 - Research

Published: Research on ABPMR PRM Candidate Performance Per Training Pathway

Physicians who hold subspecialty certification in pediatric rehabilitation medicine (PRM) enter the field through various pathways. Performance on the ABPMR PRM Examination was evaluated in order to determine if there were differences between groups of physicians based on their type of training. Read a summary of the findings, then click through to read the article in the PM&R Journal.

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February 15, 2018 - Subspecialty Certification

A Seat at the Table: The Opportunities Provided by Brain Injury Medicine Certification

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, an ABPMR-certified physicians in PM&R and brain injury medicine (BIM), says that her BIM certification has meant more open doors and greater opportunity in the field. Read more about why she encourages other physiatrists to become BIM-certified.

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January 25, 2018 - Subspecialty Certification

From Practitioner to Subspecialist: My Journey in Brain Injury Medicine by Elizabeth Sandel, MD

From ABPMR diplomate Dr. Elizabeth Sandel: Because I've practiced brain injury medicine from the beginning of my medical career in the 1980s, I have seen the need for the subspecialty to grow and change over the years. Now, physiatrists treating brain injuries are perfectly positioned to be leaders in this "new" field. Read on for my experience and perspective, and then consider applying for the Brain Injury Medicine Examination today.

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January 06, 2018 - Exam Results

2017 Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Examination Results

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Examination was administered on November 6, 2017. Results as well as a list of physicians who are newly certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine can be found here.

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January 06, 2018 - Exam Results

2017 Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine MOC Examination Results

On November 6, 2017 the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination was administered. Results can be found here.

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January 06, 2018 - Exam Results

2017 Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Examination Results

The Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Examination was administered on November 6, 2017. Results as well as a list of physicians who are newly certified in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine can be found here.

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