CHICAGO, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
What: ABMS Conference 2017 Achieving Improvement Through Assessment and Learning. Together. will convene more than 400 experts from across the health care spectrum, merging Board Certification, quality improvement (QI) initiatives, assessment, and policy to improve patient care.
Who: ABMS establishes the standards its 24 Member Boards use to develop and implement educational and professional evaluation, assessment, and certification of physician specialists. More than 860,000 physicians are certified in one or more of the approved 37 specialties and 86 subspecialties offered by the ABMS Member Boards.
Why: ABMS Conference 2017 offers health care professionals and leaders from ABMS Member Boards, hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, specialty societies, and continuing medical education and continuing professional development communities the opportunity to learn about and accelerate the implementation of best practices in assessment and medical education, QI, health policy initiatives and improving patient care through Board Certification.
When: September 25-27, 2017. Over two-and-one half days, ABMS Conference 2017 will feature breakout sessions ranging from professional development and skills enhancement to best practices and implementation improvements in Board Certification, assessment, and QI.
Where: Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
909 North Michigan Avenue
Conference Features: ABMS Conference 2017 will feature more than 50 breakout sessions ranging from professionalism and professional standing, health care research and policy, QI, assessment innovations, and board and continuing certification exam development and administration.
Featured plenary topics and speakers at ABMS Conference 2017 include:
- A Journey Toward Programmatic Assessment
Cees van der Vleuten , Professor of Education, Maastricht University, Department of Educational Development and Research in the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
- Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Board of Medical Specialties
Special Attractions: Poster Session & Exhibitor Reception: Monday, September 25
Hosted at the Westin, the Poster Session and Reception will highlight late-breaking research and evidence-based practices from the following areas:
- Lifelong Learning and Assessment
- Board Certification
- Maintenance of Certification/Continuing Certification
- Improvement in Medical Practice
- Continuing Medical Education
- Health Care Policy and Research
- Patient Safety and Patient-centered Outcomes
Exhibits: Monday, September 25: Exhibitors will share information about their products and services during this informal evening reception.
Registration: ABMS is offering the following early bird registration rates until Monday, July 31:
- ABMS Member Boards Staff - $275.00 (discounted from the regular registration rate of $350.00)
- General Conference 2017 Attendees - $595 (discounted from the regular registration rate of $695.00)
For Additional ABMS Conference 2017 Information or to Register and Attend:
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SOURCE American Board of Medical Specialties