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.
- 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.