The first 10 years of the American board of vascular medicine

Bruce H. Gray, Michael R. Jaff, David Paul Slovut, J. Michael Bacharach, Terry Carman, Mark Creager, Jonathon Halperin, Gregory Von Mering, Scott Kinlay

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The American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM) was conceived through the Society for Vascular Medicine and this year will complete 10 years of certifying physicians who practice vascular medicine and endovascular medicine. The value of certification to our physicians, patients, and field cannot be understated. This paper reviews the highlights of the test development process, quality assurance measures, and management of these high stakes examinations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-73
Number of pages5
JournalVascular Medicine (United Kingdom)
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 15 2015


  • credentialing
  • vascular diseases
  • vascular medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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