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ABIM is actively monitoring news around COVID-19 and will post regular updates about any changes to scheduled assessments or other impacts to MOC related activities.
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ABIM will be closed from Wed., 11/24/21 through Sun., 11/28/21 Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

Our offices will re-open on Mon., 11/29/21 at 8:30 a.m. ET. For your convenience, you may contact us by email at request.abim.org.

ABIM Scheduled Maintenance... Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

ABIM.org will be going through scheduled maintenance from 11 a.m. ET on Tues., 11/30/21 until 12 a.m. ET on Wed., 12/1/21. During this time, the ABIM Physician Portal, Check a Physician's Certification Status tool and the QI/PI Activity functionality in the earning MOC points section will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience.

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Internal Medicine / Emergency Medicine / Critical Care Medicine Policy Overview

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) offer triple certification for candidates who complete a six-year (72-month) integrated, coherent program of combined training in internal medicine, emergency medicine and critical care medicine approved by both Boards.

Upon successful completion and verification of the first five years of this program, candidates may apply to take the certification examinations in internal medicine and emergency medicine. To meet eligibility for certification in critical care medicine, the candidate must:

  • Have satisfactorily completed the six-year combined program
  • Be certified by ABIM
  • Have met the certification requirements of ABEM