Released October 14, 2020 Download the PDF. The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) is committed to advancing the specialty of emergency medicine. ABEM- and American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)-certified physicians attain subspecialty certification in Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine by meeting the eligibility criteria, fulfilling specific credential requirements, and passing the Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine … The AOA’s Department of Certifying Board Services administers the processes of board certification and osteopathic … These include being a graduate of a recognized U.S. or Canadian allopathic or osteopathic college of medicine and holding a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine … At the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, we provide the means to assess competencies for osteopathic medicine and related healthcare professions to ensure access to quality care. The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, founded in 1975, exists to support high quality emergency care, promote and protect the interests of Osteopathic emergency physicians, ensure the highest standards of postgraduate education, and provide leadership in research through the Foundation for Osteopathic Emergency Medicine… AOA Board Certification is an important quality marker for patients, employers, insurers and regulators. The entire Emergency Medicine community, as represented by the undersigned organizations, is disheartened to see recent comments and national news stories that might confuse the public about the training and scope of practice of osteopathic physicians and emergency medicine … The objective of the 2019 Emergency Medicine Review is to enhance the knowledge of emergency care providers, thereby improving patient care in the emergency department as well as in the private office setting. Participants in this program will become aware of new updates in emergency medicine … We achieve this through service and partnerships with the medical … To be eligible to apply for initial board certification in emergency medicine, an applicant must first satisfy the general requirements of the ABPS.