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 Qualified diplomates are no longer active in practice in any capacity.
Nov. 29, 2018
The latest ABS e-newsletter is now available, with a message from the chair, a Continuous Certification Program update, information about at-large directors, international collaboration details, and more.
Oct. 15, 2018
The 2018 ABS General Surgery Continuous Certification Assessment registration deadline has been extended to accommodate diplomates who may not have had time to register for this year's window.
Oct. 1, 2018
The American Board of Medical Specialties applauds the U.S. Department of Justice's recognition of the value of board certification to consumers and health systems.
Sept. 18, 2018
New ABS study published by JAMA shows relationship between maintaining certification in surgery and loss of license actions.
Aug. 8, 2018
The American Board of Surgery is seeking nominations to fill one or more at-large director positions.
July 12, 2018
The American Board of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Spence M. Taylor as chair for 2018-2019.