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Welcome to the American Board of Preventive Medicine

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) provides this web site as a service to our clients - our Diplomates, applicants, residents, residency program directors, and the general public. Virtually all the interactions between our clients and the Board staff can be conducted through the various features of the web site. However, we are available for telephone calls between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Central Time, Monday through Friday at (312) 939-ABPM [2276] if we can be of further assistance.

2017 Examination Information

Application Period: April 3 – May 31, 2017

Exam Administration: October 16 - 28, 2017

January 9, 2017: ABPM Announces Retirement of Executive Director and Appointment of Interim Executive Director

Attached is the list of our newest ABPM Diplomates, effective January 1, 2017. Congratulations to all!

New Subspecialty of Addiction Medicine- UPDATE February 13, 2017

In March 2016, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) announced the recognition of Addiction Medicine (ADM) as a new subspecialty under the American Board of Preventive Medicine. ABPM applied to ABMS for recognition of the new subspecialty and will be the administering board for ADM. An updated FAQ with information on the first examination, specific eligibility criteria, and details of the application process is provided for your information. If you are interested in receiving notification updates regarding ADM certification, please click here. Emails and calls to ABPM about ADM will be referred to the ABPM web site.

Clinical Informatics Practice Pathway Extended through 2022

The Practice Pathway for eligibility to the Clinical Informatics examination has been extended through the 2022 testing period. Completion of an ACGME-accredited fellowship will be required beginning in 2023. For eligibility requirements, click here.