The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is a non-profit, independent physician evaluation organization committed to continuously improving the profession for the public good by certifying physicians who practice internal medicine and its sub-specialties. It is not a membership society, educational institution or licensing body but an organization that assess the clinical judgment, skills and attitudes essential for the delivery of quality patient care. More than 200,000 physicians are ABIM Board certified – about one out of every four physicians practicing in the United States. Christine K. Cassel, MD is ABIM's current President and CEO.
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