Thank You for Attending ABMS Conference 2019

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September 23–25 at the JW Marriott Chicago

ABMS Conference is your premier opportunity to learn about innovations in physician assessment, learning and improvement. At this national conference you will expand your knowledge, share best practices, connect with your peers, and engage in professional development opportunities.

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Join more than 500 professionals from across the health care community who will accelerate the transformation of Board Certification and the delivery of quality patient care.


Our 2019 Plenary Presenter Line-Up


Craig M. Campbell, MD, FRCPC, FSACME
Principal Senior Advisor for Competency-based Continuing Professional Development, Office of Specialty Education, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Assessment Plenary — The Need for a New Era of Continuing Professional Development: The Role for Competency Frameworks to Enable Continuous Practice Improvement
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Richard E. Hawkins, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, American Board of Medical Specialties

CEO Plenary — Enhancing the Value of Continuing Certification


Darrell G. Kirch, MD
President Emeritus, Association of American Medical Colleges

Lois Margaret Nora, MD Endowed Lecture Series — Medicine’s New Leadership Imperative


Chris Khoury, MBA
Vice President, Environmental Intelligence and Strategic Analytics, American Medical Association

Kimberly Lomis, MD
Vice President, Undergraduate Medical Education Innovations, American Medical Association

Jon Perkins
Product Owner of AMA Ed Hub™, American Medical Association

Education Plenary — Health Care Augmented Intelligence (AI): Accelerating Patient Care, Medical Education, and Strategic Innovations
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ABMS Conference 2019 offers:

  • Forward-thinking plenary sessions

  • 60 thought-leading, topical and solution-oriented sessions designed to facilitate information sharing and networking in the areas of:

    • Innovations in Board Certification

    • The Science of Assessment and Learning

    • Quality Improvement

    • Health and Policy Research

    • Business Strategy and Operations

  • Late-breaking research and best practices poster session and reception

  • An exhibit hall representing innovators in areas of assessment, test development and administration, data collection and measurement, and more (learn about becoming an exhibitor or sponsor)

  • Networking and social opportunities with peers from around the country

ABMS Gratefully Acknowledges Our 2019 Premier Sponsor