- ABIM Foundation
The ABIM Foundation is a
not-for-profitfoundation established by the American Board of Internal Medicine(ABIM). The Foundation advances medical professionalism and physician leadership in quality assessment and improvement. Its work focuses on four main activities: exploring what it means for physicians to be professionals in the 21st century; stimulating physicians to become involved in quality assessment and improvement; bringing diverse groups of leaders together to enable dialogue and consensus; and promoting research of quality evaluation and improvement.
Established in 1999, the Foundation serves as an important complement to ABIM. ABIM's mission is to enhance quality through certification. The ABIM Foundation permits exploration of the broader set of issues that are central to the common mission of ABIM and the ABIM Foundation: to enhance quality of care.
The ABIM Foundation’s work is led by a board of 12
trustees. The members of the board include national leaders in quality assessment and improvement and medical education, as well as consumer advocates, policy makers, purchasers, and physician leaders.
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* [http://www.abimfoundation.org American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation]
* [http://www.abim.org American Board of Internal Medicine]
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