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2022 Sports Medicine Winter Examination Results

In November of 2022, 53 first-time candidates seeking initial certification took the Sports Medicine Examination. The Sports Medicine Examination for Continuing Certification was also administered in November. Click to see the results and names of the newly certified physicians!

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Exam Results

2022 Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Examination Results

In November of 2022, the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Examination was given to 29 first-time candidates seeking initial certification. Congratulations to all passing candidates who are newly certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine!

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2022 Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Examination Results

In November of 2022, the Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Examination was administered to 25 first-time candidates. Click to see the results and names of the newly certified diplomates.

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Subspecialty Certification

Introducing Longitudinal Assessment for Brain Injury Medicine

Following the successful pilot and launch of longitudinal assessment for continuing certification in PM&R, the ABPMR will offer longitudinal assessment for Brain Injury Medicine (LA-BIM) for continuing certification in BIM beginning in 2024.

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Board Director News

The Faces of Physiatry - Dr. Barry Smith

The field of PM&R has had many strong advocates over its 75 years as a board-certified specialty. One of the more recent advocates has been Barry Smith, MD, who served as Chair of the ABPMR Directors in addition to Chair of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Dr. Smith recently ended his term on the ABMS Board, and we talked to him about some of the highlights of his career as a leader in the field.

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Resources

2022 End-of-Year Reminders

2022 is coming to a close in just a few weeks! See reminders for the end of the year, including completing requirements, LA-PM&R reminders, ABPMR holiday hours, and more.

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Exam Results

2022 Brain Injury Medicine Examination Results

In September 2022, the Brain Injury Medicine Examination was administered to 176 first-time candidates. Click to see the results and names of the newly-certified diplomates!

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Exam Results

2022 Pain Medicine Examination Results

This September, the Pain Medicine Examination was given to 79 first-time candidates. Congratulations to all passing candidates who are now certified in Pain Medicine!

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LA-PMR

All You Need to Know for LA-PM&R 2023

Enrollment for LA-PM&R 2023 opens soon! Click here to see all the information you need to get ready to participate, including details on timing, scoring, using the platform, and structure of the assessment. Watch a tutorial video to see the assessment platform.

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LA-PMR

New: LA-PM&R Article-Based Questions

Starting in Quarter 4 of 2022, article-based questions will be delivered on your LA-PM&R assessment. Click to read more about these questions and to watch a tutorial video!

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