Demystifying the Orthopaedic Certification Process

Marcus, Randall E.; Callaghan, John J.; DeRosa, G. Paul
February 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 2, p436
Academic Journal
The article talks about the certification process of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) for individuals who have completed training in a residency program accredited by the Residency Review Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery. A brief background on the history of ABOS and its certifying examination is offered. The examinations undertaken and the educational requirements for the certification are discussed.


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