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Item-Writing Task Force Member


We have not yet defined specified expertise for this opening but if you are interested in this role please submit your information by clicking the “Apply” button at the bottom of the page.

Entity: Item-Writing Task Force
Certification Area: Transplant Hepatology
Questions? Contact: TDTaskForce@abim.org or 215-606-4115


The role of the item-writing task forces is to:

  • Help create content for the certification and MOC exams
  • Select and pre-approve items for final review by Exam Committees
  • Test and refine the model-based approach to item development

For more information view ABIM Governance.


Ideal candidates will be certified in a relevant discipline. If a given candidate does not hold a relevant certificate, the candidate must be able to demonstrate that the expertise requested is a core part of their current work (50% of time is spent in clinical practice in this area).

Requirements for ABIM Service

  • Commitment to ABIM's mission “to enhance the quality of health care by certifying internists and subspecialists who demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for excellent patient care.”
  • Genuine interest in professional development and standard-setting for internal medicine and its subspecialties.
  • Willingness to comply with the MOC Participation Policy for Physicians Serving ABIM, if applicable, which includes a requirement that diplomates certified before 1990 who have never passed an MOC exam must take and pass an MOC exam within the first three years of ABIM service.
  • Willingness to comply with ABIM's Financial and Academic conflict of interest policies, which require relationship disclosures be updated at least annually, and prohibit participation in “board review” or "board prep" courses throughout and two years after ABIM service.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills, as well as ability to meet deadlines and complete task assignments.
  • For in-person meetings, ABIM arranges and pays for lodging, and reimburses members for meals and travel that fall within the ABIM financial guidelines.

Time Commitment

Item-writing task force members are asked to participate in four short webinar meetings per year, as well as commit to four to six hours of independent, remote work each month. No travel is required. Task force members have an initial term of one year, renewable annually pending satisfactory performance.

Submission Deadline


Candidates will be asked to provide:

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Personal Statement – Approximately 300 words describing your perspective of the ABIM mission and your role in it.

Please click the “Apply” button below to submit your information for future consideration.