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ABIM invites you to explore our news releases – from Board of Directors appointments, to fellow internal medicine doctors’ success stories, to important information on our assessments, Maintenance of Certification (MOC), and more. Please note that the MOC program has evolved over the years and some information in older news may not apply to the current program.

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  • Doctors Educated Outside U.S. Outperform Home-Grown Physicians (Opens in a new window)

    August 3, 2010 – U.S. patients of doctors who went to medical school outside the country and weren't American citizens had a 9 percent lower death rate on average than those whose doctors trained at home, a study showed.

  • ABIM Announces New Board Leadership and Members

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) today named new leadership and members of its Board of Directors and Subspecialty Boards, which encompass the field of internal medicine.

  • ABIM Elects David Ellison, MD, Chair of its Subspecialty Board on Nephrology

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – David Hoadley Ellison, MD, Head of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and a Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Pharmacology at Oregon Health & Science University, has been named Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Subspecialty Board on Nephrology.

  • ABIM Elects David L. Coleman, MD, to Board of Directors

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – David L. Coleman, MD, the John Wade Professor & Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine, has been elected to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

  • ABIM Elects Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM to Board of Directors

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine, has been elected to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

  • ABIM Elects Keith Randall Young Jr., MD, Chair of its Subspecialty Board on Pulmonary Disease

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – Keith Randall Young Jr., MD, the Ben Vaughan Branscomb Professor of Medicine in Respiratory Diseases at the University of Alabama (UAB) School of Medicine, has been named Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Subspecialty Board on Pulmonary Disease.

  • ABIM Elects Olufunmilayo F. Olopade, MBBS, to Board of Directors

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – Olufunmilayo F. Olopade, MBBS, the Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of Global Health at the University of Chicago, has been elected to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

  • ABIM Elects Patricia M. Conolly, MD, to Board of Directors

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – Patricia M. Conolly, MD, Associate Executive Director of The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG), has been elected to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

  • ABIM Elects William J. Bremner, MD, PhD, to Board of Directors

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – William J. Bremner, MD, PhD, the Robert G. Petersdorf Endowed Chair in Medicine at the Department of Medicine and the Director of the Center for Research in Reproduction and Contraception at the University of Washington in Seattle, has been elected to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

  • Catherine Lucey, MD, Named Chair-Elect of ABIM's Board of Directors

    Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2010 – Catherine Lucey, MD, Vice Dean for Education at the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Education, at the OSU Office of Health Sciences, has been named Chair-Elect of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.