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noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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In addition to her recent board certification in critical care medicine, she is certified in pulmonary and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
He is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has been with Wenatchee Valley Medical Center for 20 years.
Dantzker held several executive positions at some of the country's most prestigious medical institutions, including president of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System; vice chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine division at the University of Texas Health Science Center; and chairman of the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as its subspecialty board on Pulmonary Disease.
The upcoming decision by the ABFP is especially important as the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology are currently in the process of adding their own CAQs in sleep medicine.
ABMS will foster the development of new measurement tools or enhancement of existing activities to promote meaningful use of HIT, with three ABMS Member Boards - the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) - developing initial products.
ABMS will foster the development of new measurement tools or enhancement of existing activities to promote meaningful use of HIT, with the three ABMS primary care Member Boards: the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) developing initial products.
Cassel's assertion that the American Board of Internal Medicine is committed to improving and supporting a certification process "that reflects what physicians are doing in practice" and facilitates efforts in quality improvement ("Clarifying the ABIM's Mission," Letters, April 1,2008, p.
Levinson, MD, Sir John and Lady Eaton professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, representing the American Board of Internal Medicine.
The American Board of Internal Medicine is not a professional society or a membership organization.
Practice performance assessment required by ABMS MOC involves real-world evaluation of clinical practice and quality improvement," said Christine Cassel, MD, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), a Member Board of ABMS.
After 40 years as an internist, I feel relatively well qualified to comment on the report by the American Board of Internal Medicine ("ABIM Proposes Comprehensive Internist Concept," Dec.
For Part IV, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) developed more than a dozen practice improvement modules (PIMs) helping physicians develop plans to improve the care they deliver in their practices around common conditions faced by internal medicine physicians, such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, or to improve their communication skills with patients and peers.

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