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SOME IM CERTIFICATION EXAM APPOINTMENTS CANCELED Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

With capacity reduced at all Pearson VUE test centers to maintain safety, some appointments (less than 20%) to take the Internal Medicine Certification Examination have been canceled and must be rescheduled. If this applies to you, you should have received this email, which clarifies what your next steps are.

More than 68% of affected candidates have already rescheduled. So, be sure to reschedule soon if you haven’t done so already.

Technical Support for those taking the Knowledge Check-In at home/in office Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

Technical assistance on the day of your Knowledge Check-In assessment is available by chatting with a Pearson VUE agent. We are here to help! You may also call 800-606-0259 to reach an ABIM Customer Relationship Advocate, in the event you are unable to connect to a Pearson VUE agent.

Coronavirus Updates Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

At ABIM we are actively monitoring the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and will post regular updates about any changes to scheduled assessments.
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.

As a primary source of verification of certification, ABIM is frequently contacted by credentialists and other entities to verify certification status. Below are guidelines for how you can represent yourself as ABIM Board Certified for all ABIM certifications that are currently valid:

If you hold one valid certification:

[John Doe, MD], ABIM Board Certified in [Internal Medicine]

OR

[Jane Doe, MD], a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

OR

[Jane Doe, MD], Board Certified in [Cardiovascular Disease] by the American Board of Internal Medicine

If you hold more than one valid certification:

[John Doe, MD], ABIM Board Certified in [Internal Medicine] and [Cardiovascular Disease]

OR

[Jane Doe, MD], a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

OR

[Jane Doe, MD], Board Certified in [Internal Medicine] and [Cardiovascular Disease] by the American Board of Internal Medicine

ABIM candidates and diplomates are expected to accurately report their certification status and other credentials at all times. Altering ABIM documents (i.e., certificates, Verification of Certification letters or score reports) is strictly prohibited.

If you have any questions about how to state your ABIM certification status, call 1-800-446-ABIM.

Note: If you wish to report a misrepresentation of certification status, please call ABIM's integrity hotline at 1-800-884-ABIM or e-mail security@abim.org.