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2014-07-18 12:24:45

COSTA MESA, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a full service CRO headquartered in Southern California announced today that Lani Clark, MD, has joined WCCT Global as Head of Dermatology Clinical Research. Dr. Clark is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs surgery . She joins the organization with experience in surgery for melanoma and other skin cancers, skin...

2013-10-15 23:03:44

The National Patient Safety Foundation agreement with American Board of Medical Specialties brings patient safety education to physicians participating in the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is pleased to announce an agreement with the American Board of Medical Specialties® (ABMS®) to bring patient safety education to physicians participating in the ABMS Program for Maintenance of...

2011-04-14 08:08:00

Nearly Half Would Look for a New Doctor if Theirs Isn't Participating in a Maintenance of Certification Program CHICAGO, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a survey commissioned by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), 95 percent of Americans say it's important to them that their doctors participate in a program to maintain their Board Certification. Nearly half (45 percent) would look for a new doctor if they learned theirs was not participating in such a program,...

2011-02-25 13:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has launched CertificationMatters.org, a new website designed to make it easier for the public to find out if their doctor is Board Certified by one of ABMS' 24 Member Boards. The site was developed by ABMS for the entire ABMS enterprise, which covers more than 750,000 physicians who are Board Certified in one or more of the 149 specialties and subspecialties that Board Certification is...

2010-04-26 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Results released today from a landmark national survey of dermatologists and consumers unveiled that there is a major gap between what dermatologists recommend and what Americans actually do when it comes to sun-safe behavior. This gap further highlights the need for continued education to reverse the skin cancer epidemic in the United States. As a result, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and Neutrogena have partnered on Choose...

2010-01-27 11:01:00

Mayo is the first organization approved for three specialties LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)--the nation's three largest physician certifying boards--today announced that Mayo Clinic has been approved as a Portfolio Sponsor of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities. Mayo Clinic's rigorous attention to detail and the structure...

2009-08-17 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the healthcare reform debate heated up on Capitol Hill, key stakeholders meeting across town agreed that efforts to improve healthcare quality must be stepped up significantly, and that board certification must play an enhanced role in leading the way. "Enhancing Physician Performance: Board Certification in a Quality-Driven World," a two-day summit and call to action convened by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and the...

2009-07-02 14:56:00

CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent news reports have highlighted the importance of physician credentials and ensuring that physicians meet high standards in their chosen area of practice, according to the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), which coordinates and assists its 24 Member Boards in their efforts to develop and implement educational and professional standards for the evaluation and certification of physician specialists. Certification by an ABMS Member...

2009-03-13 12:43:00

EVANSTON, Ill., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing effort to ensure physician and healthcare quality standards, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is convening consumer, legislative and purchaser stakeholders for a March 17 National Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. ABMS is the not-for-profit organization that oversees U.S. physician certification through its 24 Member Boards. Keynote speakers at the forum are Janet M. Corrigan, PhD, MBA, president and CEO,...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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