On International Women’s Day we are highlighting Jasmine Brown, a third-year medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Brown is a Rhodes Scholar and author of the book, "Twice as Hard: The Stories of Black Women who Fought to Become Physicians, From the Civil War to the 21st Century." She spoke with ABIM about her book and her experiences as a medical student.
March 8, 2023 | UncategorizedRead Article
Earlier this week the New England Journal of Medicine published a piece I co-authored with Carl H. Coleman, J.D., titled "Protecting the Legitimacy of Medical Expertise." In it, we talk about the privileges of self-regulation the profession enjoys, and in return the expectation from the public that we create structures that enable us to verify someone knows what they say they know, and take action when someone isn’t meeting professionally agreed upon standards that could cause harm.
February 21, 2023 | Announcements, NewsRead Article
Daniel Gottlieb, Ph.D., is a practicing psychologist in Philadelphia and former host of “Voices in the Family,” an award-winning mental health radio call-in show that aired from 1985 to 2019 on WHYY.
February 14, 2023 | ABIM Governance, Why I ServeRead Article
Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week is observed every year from February 7 – 14 to create awareness and raise funds for research about congenital heart disease, which is the most commonly encountered congenital disorder in human beings. Dr. Aboulhosn spoke to ABIM about the field of adult congenital heart disease and his service as a specialist.
February 7, 2023 | ABIM Governance, Exam CommitteesRead Article
In recognition of National Women Physicians Day—which is celebrated on the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States in 1849—ABIM asked some members of Governance to reflect on the current landscape for women in medicine.
February 3, 2023 | UncategorizedRead Article
Dr. Strouse is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the inaugural holder of the Maddie Katz Chair in Palliative Care Research and Education. He is Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs in the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Strouse has been involved with ABIM and the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Certification Exam since its inception in 2008.
February 1, 2023 | ABIM Governance, UncategorizedRead Article
Dr. Renée Bullock-Palmer is a cardiologist and is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) and adult echocardiography. She earned her medical degree from the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences in Kingston, Jamaica.
January 23, 2023 | Celebrating Physicians, Exam Committees, Why I ServeRead Article
March 27, 2023
Honoring Harry Kimball, MD
Late last week, I learned with sadness of the death of Harry Kimball, MD, who was my predecessor as CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation from 1991–2003 after serving on the ABIM Board of Directors from 1983–1990, including one year as chair. I am told he died peacefully in […]
March 24, 2023
Nephrology Certification Procedural Requirements: Call for Comment
The ABIM specialty boards that oversee each subspecialty of internal medicine periodically review procedural requirements in their respective disciplines to ensure that trainees are prepared for independent practice based on current medical standards. The Nephrology Board is now considering a number of changes to nephrology initial certification procedural requirements and invites diplomates certified in nephrology […]
March 22, 2023
Governance Chat: Pulmonary Disease Board Members on Medicine and the Military
Many physicians have trained with or served in the United States military, including members of ABIM’s Governance. ABIM spoke with three members of the Pulmonary Disease Board about their experiences with military medical training and pulmonary care in military service members. About the Participants: Kathryn Bilello, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the […]