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COVID-19 Updates Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

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.
Scheduled for an assessment this year? ABIM is working with Pearson VUE to ensure your safety throughout your exam day. Learn more about what to expect at test centers.
Please follow the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the most up-to-date information on the virus.

Complete requirements by 12/31/2022 to avoid a change in certification status Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

After an extension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MOC requirement deadlines are resuming this year. This means you may have one or more MOC requirements due by 12/31/2022. If you do, your personalized Physician Portal will display red and yellow indicators next to the requirement(s) that need your attention. Be sure to complete any outstanding requirements before the end of year to avoid a change in your certification status.

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Internal Medicine / Family Medicine Policies

Internal Medicine / Family Medicine Policy Overview

The American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine offer dual certification for candidates who have satisfactorily completed four years of combined training in programs approved by both Boards. To be eligible for dual certification, combined residency training in internal medicine and family medicine must include at least 48 months of balanced education in the two disciplines and be verified by the training director(s) of the program. The written certifying examinations cannot be taken until all required years in both specialties are completed.