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The American Board of Emergency Medicine Convenes a ConCert Summit

Posted Monday, October 9th, 2017

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), along with every major Emergency Medicine organization, participated in a summit meeting convened by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) to discuss modifications and alternatives to the ABEM Continuous Certification (ConCert™) Examination. The meeting, held October 2-3 in Detroit, Michigan, reviewed the role of the ConCert™ Examination in maintaining a credential that would best serve the interests of both the public and emergency physicians. ABEM will continue to solicit input from stakeholder organizations and ABEM-certified physicians. ABEM anticipates announcing specific examination options and a timeline for implementation, in spring 2018.

Participating organizations included:

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
  • AAEM Resident and Student Association (RSA)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM)
  • Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD)
  • Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA)
  • Residency Review Committee–Emergency Medicine
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)