Dec. 13, 2019
ABS is pleased to announce the merger of ABS and the Surgical Council on Resident Education, also known as SCORE®.
Dec. 12, 2019
ABS is pleased to announce that Bruce A. Perler, M.D., and Mary E. Klingensmith, M.D., have been appointed to serve as vice presidents of the organization.
Nov. 6, 2019
Study identifies associations between residents’ perceptions of their education and program-level performance on the ABS board examinations.
Oct. 28, 2019
Workplace mistreatment is not uncommon according to national survey responses.
Oct. 22, 2019
Leapfrog Group survey report highlights the importance of ensuring that all providers performing surgery in an outpatient environment are board certified.
Oct. 18, 2019
ABS will hold two item-writing workshops on Oct. 27 at the ACS Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA. Both new and experienced item writers are welcome.
Jun. 28, 2019
The American Board of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. K. Craig Kent as chair for 2019-2020.
Jun. 18, 2019
The latest ABS e-newsletter is now available, with a Continuous Certification Program update, information about focused practice designation, guidelines on how to re-enter surgical practice, and more.
Apr. 23, 2019
In a follow-up to a previous ABS study, a new study finds an association between general surgery recertification exam performance and subsequent loss of license actions.
Mar. 25, 2019
Study finds that all ABS General Surgery Certifying Examination examinees have a similar likelihood of passing the exam regardless of examinee or examiner genders.
Mar. 13, 2019
The ABS will welcome eight new directors and seven new component board members in July.
Feb. 19, 2019
The ABS is now offering a Retired certification status to qualified diplomates. Qualified diplomates are no longer active in practice in any capacity.