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ABIM Foundation Blog Profile


Website URL:

Official Name:

ABIM Foundation Blog

Targeted Career:

  • Physicians
  • Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Health care professionals

ABIM Foundation Blog Message:

"The ABIM Foundation created the Medical Professionalism Blog to encourage conversation and emphasize best practices related to professionalism. The blog addresses the sustainability of the Unite States health care system and advance promising practices to help reduce cost and improve patient care."

The ABIM Foundation

Blog Categories:

  • Conflict of interest
  • Managing resources
  • Medical education and training
  • Medical professionalism in practice
  • Overuse/misuse
  • Physician responsibility
  • Primary care
  • Recommended reading
  • Shared decision-making
  • The profession & society

Features and Benefits:

The ABIM Foundation provides an array of resources for the purpose of "Advancing Medical Professionalism to Improve Health Care". These resources include:

  • Articles, Videos, and Powerpoint Presentations
  • Organizations related to medical professionalism
  • Studies, publications and conversation briefs about medical professionalism
  • Assessments, surveys and other medical professionalism tools
  • Medical professionalism blog highlighting best practices related to professionalism

About ABIM Foundation:

Established in 1999 by ABIM as a non-profit operating foundation, the ABIM Foundation complements ABIM’s board Certification program. The ABIM Foundation's goal is to enhance quality of care.

The ABIM Foundation focuses on four primary 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.

Contact Information:

ABIM Foundation

510 Walnut Street, Suite 1700

Philadelphia, PA 19106-3699

Phone: (215) 446-3530

Fax: (215) 446-3473

Email: info@abimfoundation.org

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