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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. The look and enhanced functionality of our web site is designed to meet the needs of our clients in a more efficient and comprehensive way. 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.

ABPM New Diplomates

Congratulations to our new diplomates! For a complete listing of newly certified physicians, click here.

New Subspecialty of Addiction Medicine

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) announced today, March 14, 2016, the recognition of Addiction Medicine as a new subspecialty under the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM). ABPM applied to ABMS for recognition of the new subspecialty and will be the administering board for Addiction Medicine (ADM). The new subspecialty of Addiction Medicine will be open to any physician certified by any of the 24 Member Boards of the ABMS. The first certifying examination is not anticipated until the new examination is constructed. Updates on the first examination, the specific eligibility criteria, and the details of the application process will be posted to this web site as soon as information becomes available. Information available at this time is included in FAQs available here. If you are interested in receiving notification updates regarding the Addiction Medicine certification examination, please click here. Emails and calls to ABPM about Addiction Medicine will be referred to the ABPM web site.