In addition to the direct benefits received by attaining Board certification, ABPM-certified podiatrists benefit from increasing their marketability to employers, garnering higher compensation, establishing expertise in the most common category of podiatric care and joining a community with a commitment to excellence.

Advertising Board Status

A podiatrist who is a Diplomate of the ABPM must adhere to the following guidelines when advertising status (only the following statements of Diplomate status are acceptable):

  1. Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  2. Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  3. Certified American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Note: The organization initials (ABPM) may be substituted for the full name. The advertising of Board Qualified status is prohibited.

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