Sports Medicine Certification Exam Content
The practice of sports medicine is the application of the physician's knowledge, skills and attitudes of all persons engaged in sports and exercise.
The current description of the exam may be found on the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) website. To view it:
- Go to the ABFM website
- Select Certificates of Added Qualifications in the main navigation
- Select Sports Medicine Exam in the left side navigation
The Sports Medicine Certification Program, jointly developed by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Emergency Medicine, the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics, is designed to recognize excellence among those with special expertise in this field. The requirements for all Boards are similar. The examination will be administered to candidates from all four Boards at the same time in the same testing centers. The American Board of Family Medicine is responsible for administering the exam. The standard for passing the exam will be identical for all Boards.
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