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Certificates expiring 12/31/14: We received an update from ABMS the first week in January with a lot of updates for certificates expiring 12/31/14. The diplomates with certificates that expire at the end of 2014 are certified unless NOT CERTIFIED is displayed on the profile. ABMS will continue to work with all 24 Member Boards to get additional updates that we will post on BCD.
Newly issued certificates are now available for the first group of diplomates to be certified in Brain Injury Medicine from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The first group of diplomates to be certified in Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine are also now available. Please reference the FAQs (#18) to find information about searching for records with this sub certification.
Published in Cooperation with ABMS is published by Elsevier in cooperation with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). This authoritative reference tool provides certification status and complete biographical and professional information about board certified physicians. It is designed to help a wide range of professionals and businesses in the medical community with credential verification, referrals, research and more.

At BoardCertifiedDocs you can check a physician's board certification status, medical education and work history. With monthly certification updates and daily biographical updates, BoardCertifiedDocs provides instant access to complete profiles on more than 900,000 board certified physicians.

BoardCertifiedDocs has been designated by the ABMS as an Official Display Agent and provides this primary source data on the organization's behalf. The ABMS has been designated a primary source of board certification information by The Joint Commission (TJC), the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and URAC. To view and print the Official Display Agent letter click here.

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The BCD Buzz
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