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The AMA’s Academic Physicians Section and Young Physicians Section invite you to the following webinar: An Update on Continuing Board Certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties
Richard E. Hawkins, MD, president and chief executive officer of the American Board of Medical Specialties, will present changes to the standards for continuing certification that emerged after four years of consultation with physician organizations and public stakeholders. Changes include access to convenient, online, open-book testing designed to facilitate learning and new approaches to improving care in partnership with medical and specialty societies. Dr. Hawkins will highlight strategic imperatives to enhance value to participating physicians and to users of ABMS board certification and to support the movement toward competency-based medical education and assessment. The ABMS is interested in feedback from the AMA member sections about how the boards can better support physicians through certification.

Apr 5, 2023 03:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Richard E. Hawkins, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer @American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Dr. Hawkins has more than 30 years of professional experience ranging from his service in the United States Navy as an officer in the Medical Corps to leadership positions at national medical professional associations. Prior to joining ABMS in 2018, he served for five years as the Vice President for Medical Education Outcomes at the American Medical Association. There, Dr. Hawkins provided leadership for the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education, as well as to the AMA’s Council on Medical Education and Academic Physician Section. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President for Professional and Scientific Affairs at ABMS. In this role, Dr. Hawkins led educational, assessment, and international initiatives. Prior to that, he was Vice President for Assessment Programs at the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Hawkins is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine.