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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 board certified internists and subspecialists, provide perspectives on trends and scope of their discipline, and collaborate with peers to develop fair and relevant assessments. While the majority of ABIM Governance members are practicing physicians certified by ABIM, the inclusion of expert non-physician members—patients, caregivers, and/or inter-professional health care team members—across ABIM's Board of Directors, Council, and Specialty Boards ensures a broader perspective is heard on what board certification should mean for the internal medicine community. This inclusion matters: a variety of stakeholders including patients, hospitals and health systems rely on the ABIM credential to tell them a physician is staying current. All ABIM exam content is created and reviewed by practicing physicians serving on Exam Committees, Item-Writing Task Forces and Self-Assessment Committees, which do not have any non-physician members.

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, to apply.

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Cardiovascular Disease

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Cardiovascular Disease Quarterly
Specialty Board General cardiologist practicing in a small group setting 9/30/20 7/01/21

Critical Care Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Exam Committee CCM clinical expertise and experience in Infectious Diseases 3/1/2021 7/1/2021
Item-Writing Task Force Physician certified in Critical Care Medicine 03/08/21

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Quarterly
Specialty Board Endocrinologist in a non-university, community setting 1/04/21 7/01/21

Gastroenterology

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Gastroenterology Quarterly

Geriatric Medicine

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Geriatric Medicine Quarterly

Hematology

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Hematology Quarterly

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

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Item-Writing Task Force Non-internist physicians certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine Quarterly

Hospital Medicine

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Item-Writing Task Force Hospitalist certified in Internal Medicine or Hospital Medicine 03/08/21

Infectious Disease

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Item-Writing Task Force Physician certified in Infectious Disease 03/08/21

Internal Medicine

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Internal Medicine or one of its subspecialties Quarterly
Item-Writing Task Force Hospitalist certified in Internal Medicine or Hospital Medicine 3/8/2021

Interventional Cardiology

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Interventional Cardiology Quarterly

Medical Oncology

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Medical Oncology Quarterly

Nephrology

Role Expertise/Qualifications Deadline Start Date Learn More
Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Nephrology Quarterly
Specialty Board Nephrologist practicing in a non-university, community setting 02/22/2021 07/01/2021

Neurocritical Care

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Exam Committee Internist/Intensivist Specializing in Neurocritical Care (two openings) 11/6/2020 1/1/2021

Pulmonary Disease

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Item-Writing Task Force Physician certified in Pulmonary Disease 03/08/21

Rheumatology

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Rheumatology Quarterly
Specialty Board Patient/Caregiver with experience in rheumatology 2/22/21 7/1/21
Specialty Board Rhuematologist practicing in a non-university, community setting 2/22/21 7/1/21

Sleep Medicine

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Item-Writing Task Force Physicians certified in Sleep Medicine Quarterly