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ABIM Announces Members of its Subspecialty Board on Pulmonary Disease

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Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2008 – The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) today announced the membership of its Subspecialty Board on Pulmonary Disease, one of 11 ABIM Subspecialty Boards that encompass the field of internal medicine. ABIM has issued more than 12,000 certificates in Pulmonary Disease.

ABIM's subspecialty boards are composed of experts in both academic medicine and practice, all of whom must be ABIM certified in the particular subspecialty. Members of these boards apply their individual and collective knowledge toward the development of the policies, standards and requirements for Certification and Maintenance of Certification in their subspecialty, with special focus on developing the cognitive exam that physicians must take to certify or maintain their certification. Diagnostic reasoning and judgment are the hallmarks of the internal medicine physician and these exams present clinical scenarios like those encountered in the practice of pulmonary medicine.

"The experience and skills this group of pulmonary disease professionals brings to ABIM are impressive, and their expertise will be extremely valuable as it works to determine the requirements and qualifications of candidates applying for certification in this important subspecialty," said Dr. Thomas Martin, Chair of the Subspecialty Board on Pulmonary Disease.

Members of the Subspecialty Board on Pulmonary Disease include:

  • Serpil Erzurum, MD – Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Robert M. Kotloff, MD (Chair, Test Writing) – University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
  • Monica Kraft, MD – Duke University Medical Center
  • Thomas R. Martin, MD (Chair, Subspecialty Board) – VA Puget Sound Health Care System
  • Susan Murin, MD – University of California, Davis School of Medicine
  • Patrick J. Strollo Jr., MD – University of Pittsburgh
  • Jacob I. Sznajder, MD – Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Lynn Tanoue, MD – Yale University
  • K. Randall Young Jr., MD – University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center

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