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Notifying Entities of Newly Certified Diplomates

ABOG office notifies the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of the names and addresses of the Diplomates certified in that year.


Additionally:

  • A list of the names is sent to the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) for inclusion in the ABMS database that includes displays in Certification Matters™ and ABMS Solutions products; these tools are used for primary source verification (PSV) of certification by various stakeholders.
  • Diplomate status may also be provided to other organizations, government agencies and the lay public.
  • As a candidate, you'll sign a statement acknowledging disclosure of this information at the time of the Certifying Exam.
  • The results of the Certifying Examination may also be forwarded to your residency program and/or the American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

De-identified results of the Certifying Examination may be used by ABOG for research purposes.