ABPM offers podiatric physicians a comprehensive board qualification and certification process in podiatric orthopedics and primary podiatric medicine. ABPM also provides comprehensive In-training examinations to residents for self-assessment, and as study and reference material in preparing to sit for Board qualification. Please see the In-training materials and information on the In-training exam.
New practicing podiatric physicians can attain ABPM certification shortly after completing residency, often within the same year.
ABPM-certified podiatric physicians:
Increase their marketability
Credential themselves for hospitals and third party payors
Establish their expertise in the comprehensive care podiatrists perform every day – 80% according to APMA.
Join a community with a commitment to excellence.
ABPM is the only board recognized by the Joint Committee on the Recognition of Specialty Boards, under the authority of the American Podiatric Medical Association to certify in podiatric orthopedics and primary podiatric medicine.
Physicians who have completed a CPME accredited three-year residency training sequence (see below) can move quickly from Board qualification to Board certification, without the submission of cases as a prerequisite.
With 36-month CPME-approved Residency PMSR, PM&S-36, PM&S-24 + PPMR/POR
With 24-month CPME-approved Residency PM&S-24, PSR + PPMR/POR, PPMR + POR
Applicants must pass the qualification examination (Part 1) in order to sit for the certification examination (Part 2)
Applicants are not required to submit case documentation as a pre-requisite to certification.
Applicants must pass the qualification examination (Part 1)
Applicants must pass the case review process to sit for the certification examination (Part 2)
All applicants must achieve board certification by 2018.