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ABS announces details of new Continuous Certification Program

Details regarding the ABS’ new general surgery assessment process, which is part of the Continuous Certification Program, are provided.

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ABS Announces Details of New Continuous Certification Program

The American Board of Surgery recently announced details regarding its new Continuous Certification Program, designed to provide greater value, flexibility, and convenience in maintaining ABS certification.

Letters to the Editor

The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.

Frank R. Lewis, Jr., MD, FACS

Frank R. Lewis, Jr., MD, FACS: 15 years of visionary leadership at the American Board of Surgery

The career and accomplishments of Frank R. Lewis, Jr., MD, FACS, who recently completed a 15-year term as the executive director of the American Board of Surgery, are described, particularly his role in developing surgical education, training, and certification around the world.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2017

The College’s and the ABS’ role in addressing concerns related to MOC requirements is the focus of this month’s column.

Dr. Hughes

Dr. Hughes elected to six-year term on American Board of Surgery

Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS, was recently elected to a six-year term, beginning July 1, as an at-large director of the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists. Dr. Hughes, a community surgeon from McPherson, KS, was one of 65 candidates drawn from an open nomination process. […]


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