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June 25, 2017
The ABS has named Dr. Jo Buyske as its new executive director, to succeed Dr. Frank Lewis.
May 31, 2017
The ABS has launched a new streamlined, paperless registration process for its MOC exams. A separate application is no longer required.
Apr. 4, 2017
The VSB-ABS has added five new board member positions for representatives from five major regional vascular surgery societies.
Mar. 10, 2017
The latest ABS e-newsletter is now available, covering resident work hours, new directors, changes to MOC, and more.
Mar. 10, 2017
The ABS endorses the changes announced today to the ACGME Common Program Requirements, which permit greater flexibility in resident work hours.
Mar. 9, 2017
Five new directors will join the ABS this July, as well as four new component board and advisory council members.
Mar. 6, 2017
The ABS has recently learned surgeons are being contacted by an "American Board of Geriatric Surgery." This entity is not affiliated with the ABS or ABMS.
Jan. 9, 2017
Dr. Frank Lewis, ABS executive director, has announced his retirement at end of this year.
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