Patients place faith in board certification and expect that it reflects ongoing education and practice improvement. In conjunction with other ABMS member boards, ABFM offers a number of Added Qualifications.Is the American Board of Family Medicine the same as ABFM?
About the ABFM. The American Board of Family Medicine is one of 24 medical specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Through ABMS, the boards work together to establish common standards for physicians to achieve and maintain board certification.How secure is the ABFM exam?
ABFM examinations are administered under very standardized conditions, and strict security measures are in place. If you are aware of, or have observed, any attempt to compromise the ABFM examination process, please report it to the ABFM Test Security Group.Is the CAQ exam only for ABFM candidates?
The results for the CAQ examinations are not limited to ABFM candidates. The CAQ examinations, while administered by a single board, are recognized as subspecialty certifications by several boards.