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Technical Support for those taking the Knowledge Check-In at home/in office Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

Technical assistance on the day of your Knowledge Check-In assessment is available by chatting with a Pearson VUE agent. We are here to help! You may also call 800-606-0259 to reach an ABIM Customer Relationship Advocate, in the event you are unable to connect to a Pearson VUE agent.

macOS Update Affects Physicians Taking Knowledge Check-In Remotely Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

If you are scheduled to take the Knowledge Check-In remotely and use an Apple device running the latest macOS (Catalina), ABIM was recently made aware of a technical issue that may affect your ability to take the Knowledge Check-In.

The macOS update does not include support for Adobe Air, meaning the software used to deliver the Knowledge Check-In online is not compatible with systems running on Catalina as of October 7, 2019.

If you are taking the Knowledge Check-In on a Mac and want to confirm your system is still compatible, please take the system check again. If you are unable to access a compatible system or would like to reschedule to a test center, please call our dedicated physician support line at 1-800-606-0259 as soon as possible.

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Governance Openings

Participating in ABIM governance provides a meaningful and rewarding opportunity to join outstanding professional colleagues in service to our patients.

Governance members help define breadth of knowledge of the Board certified internists or subspecialist, provide perspective on trends and scope of their discipline and collaborate with peers to develop the fairest and most up-to-date assessments possible.

If you have a genuine interest in professional development and standard setting for internal medicine and its subspecialties, please consider sharing this site with a colleague or applying yourself to be appointed to an ABIM board or committee.

ABIM strongly encourages candidates from groups under-represented in medicine, as well as physicians who practice in smaller communities or safety-net institutions.

Learn more about these open roles:

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ABIM Board of Directors

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Board of Directors Time-limited certification; URM; Underserved non-academic practice 8/23/19 7/1/20

ABIM Council

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Council Non-physician expert in patient engagement and/or business of medicine 11/1/19 7/1/20

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Specialty Board Adult Congenital Heart Disease specialist 9/30/19 7/1/20

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Heart failure and transplant cardiology 9/18/19 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology 10/1/19 1/1/20

Cardiovascular Disease

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Vascular disease Closed 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Cardiologist with expertise in heart failure and cardiomyopathy 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Adult Congenital Heart Disease specialist 9/30/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Allied health professional with experience in cardiology 9/30/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board General cardiologist practicing in a large healthcare system 9/30/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Interventional cardiologist 9/30/19 7/1/20

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Clinical cardiac electrophysiologist Closed 7/1/20

Critical Care Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Emergency medicine Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Pulmonary medicine Closed 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Cardiovascular critical care 10/1/19 1/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Renal, endocrine and/or metabolic disorders in the ICU 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Early/Mid-Career intensivist 9/30/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Intensivist practicing in a community setting 9/30/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Intensivist practicing in a non-urban area 9/30/19 7/1/20

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Diabetologist Closed 7/1/20
Specialty Board Endocrinologist practicing in an academic setting Closed 7/1/20

Gastroenterology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Colon/colon cancer/colon polyps Closed 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Colon 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Gastroenterologist practicing in a community setting Closed 7/1/20
Specialty Board General gastroenterologist Closed 7/1/20

Geriatric Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Item-Writing Task Force Family physician with expertise in geriatrics 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Allied health professional with experience in geriatric medicine 8/20/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Geriatrician practicing in a community setting 8/20/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board General geriatrician 8/20/19 7/1/20

Hematology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Coagulation expert with thrombosis expertise 10/16/19 7/1/20
Exam Committee Hematopoietic cell transplantation Closed 9/1/19
Exam Committee Lymphoid malignancies Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Non-malignant hematology Closed 7/1/20
Specialty Board Hematology fellowship program director 9/13/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Patient/Caregiver with experience in hematologic disorders 10/15/19 7/1/20

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Hospice and palliative medicine physician Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Hospice/Palliative Medicine physician with expertise in Hematology/Oncology Closed 7/1/20

Hospital Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Hospitalist working in community practice Closed 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Hospitalist working in community practice 10/1/19 1/1/20

Infectious Disease

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee HIV/AIDS Closed 7/1/20
Specialty Board ID specialist in infection control and/or antimicrobial stewardship 9/10/19 7/1/20

Internal Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee General internal medicine Closed 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force General internal medicine 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Hospitalist 10/16/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Internist practicing in a rural setting 10/16/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board Internist with doctor of osteopathic medicine degree 10/16/19 7/1/20

Interventional Cardiology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Item-Writing Task Force Interventional cardiologist 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Interventional cardiologist 9/30/19 7/1/20

Medical Oncology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Specialty Board Oncologist with a primary focus in the management of solid tumors 9/13/19 7/1/20

Nephrology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Nephrologist with expertise in chronic kidney disease Closed 7/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Nephrologist with expertise in acute kidney injury 10/1/19 1/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Nephrologist with expertise in calcium, phosphorus and magnesium disorders and stones 10/1/19 1/1/20
Item-Writing Task Force Nephrologist with expertise in transplant nephrology 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Early/Mid-Career nephrologist Closed 7/1/20
Specialty Board Nephrologist practicing in a community setting Closed 7/1/20

Pulmonary Disease

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Pulmonologist Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Pulmonologist with expertise in lung cancer Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Pulmonologist with expertise in interstitial lung disease Closed 9/1/19
Item-Writing Task Force Pulmonologists 10/1/19 1/1/20
Specialty Board Early/Mid-Career pulmonologist 9/30/19 7/1/20
Specialty Board General pulmonologist 9/30/19 7/1/20

Rheumatology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Rheumatologist Closed 7/1/20
Specialty Board Rheumatologist practicing in an academic or a community setting Closed 7/1/20

Sleep Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Otolaryngology Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Psychiatry Closed 7/1/20
Exam Committee Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Disease Closed 7/1/20

Transplant Hepatology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee Transplant hepatologist Closed 7/1/20