Board Certification

Medical specialty certification in the United States is a voluntary process that serves multiple purposes for the trainee and the public.

Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) 

  • distinguishes a physician as someone with a distinct level of expertise
  • provides more opportunities when applying for employment
  • presents resources and tools by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • demonstrates a commitment to lifelong improvement for providing the best patient care
  • elevates physicians into the ranks of doctors committed to the highest standards of healthcare

For more information, please visit the American Board of Internal Medicine website.