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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.
The article, A Behavioral and Systems View of Professionalism, developed out of the work of the American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation Professionalism Task Force and highlights the fact that medical professionalism needs to evolve from being conceptualized as an innate character trait or virtue to sophisticated competencies that can and must be taught and refined over a lifetime of practice and that these competencies are influenced by health care systems.
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.
are board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and are currently on staff at Saint Joseph's, Northside and Emory Adventist Hospitals.
In reading the list of "core competencies" being proposed by the American Board of Internal Medicine, I was reminded of the TV commercial where the office workers play "buzzword bingo" ("ABIM Proposes Comprehensive Internist Concept," Dec.
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.
He serves as the current chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation and is a past chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the nation's largest physician certifying board.
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.
5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has filed suit in the U.
As the science and practice of internal medicine has developed, the role of the American Board of Internal Medicine has always been to evaluate emerging areas of specialty expertise.
BALTIMORE -- Prometric, a leading global provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment services, today announced that the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has chosen to launch its brand new Hospital Medicine exam through the Prometric global test center network.

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