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This pathway is intended for physicians who have completed an ACGME-accredited fellowship program of at least 24 months in Medical Toxicology that is acceptable to the ABPM.
Yes, primary certification from ABPM (Other diplomates should apply through ABEM).
|Fellowship||Full-time fellowship in the subspecialty area. The fellowship may only be used to fulfill the criteria of one subspecialty.||
The following is a list of documents and verifications that the applicant will need to gather in order to apply.
|Documents and Verifications||Pathways|
|CV/Résumé||Must be current Applicant must upload CV/résumé as part of the online application||
If 24 months past fellowship completion date, yes.
|Board Certification Verification||Primary certification from an ABMS member board. ABPM will confirm your certification status after you apply.||
|Fellowship Verification||Program director will be notified to verify fellowship completion electronically. Alternatively, the applicant may upload a signed verification form.||
|Letters of Reference||Letter of reference from a physician who is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties and can attest to the applicant’s experience in the specialty area for which the certification is being sought. Reference writer will be notified to complete letter electronically. Alternatively, applicant may upload letter signed by reference writer.||
If 24 months past fellowship completion date, 1 letter.
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|An MPH Degree?*|
|An ABMS Board Certification|
|Practice Years Required||3||3||4||5||6||8|
Credentials: MPH Degree, An ABMS Board Certification
Practice Years Required: 3
Credentials: Residency, An ABMS Board Certification
Practice Years Required: 3
Credentials: MPH Degree
Practice Years Required: 4
Practice Years Required: 5
Credentials: An ABMS Board Certification
Practice Years Required: 6
Credentials: No MPH Degree, No ABMS Board Certification, No Residency
Practice Years Required: 8
*Without an MPH degree, you are still required to complete coursework (worth 3 credits each) in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services administration, environmental health sciences, and social and behavioral sciences. Total practice years refers to the amount of practice time in the specialty area for which certification is being sought.