The ABFM Physician Directory provides real-time information from the ABFM database regarding the board certification status of family physicians. As new ABFM board certification no longer show end dates, this app allow the user to determine if the family physician is currently board-certified. This app uses the city and state provided by each ABFM board-certified physician and is not necessarily the physician's city and state of practice.
-Real time access to the ABFM database to determine the current ABFM board certification status of family physicians
-Information regarding any Certificates of Added Qualifications
Please note that this app is not intended for verification purposes. This app requires an internet connection.
About the American Board of Family Medicine
The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is the second largest medical specialty board in the United States. Founded in 1969, it is a voluntary, not-for-profit, private organization whose purposes include:
-Improving the quality of medical care available to the public
-Establishing and maintaining standards of excellence in the specialty of Family Medicine
-Improving the standards of medical education for training in Family Medicine
-Determining by evaluation the fitness of specialists in Family Medicine who apply for and hold certificates
This version added new certification type of Pain Medicine.