Development and results of the first ABMS subspecialty certification examination in sleep medicine

Stuart F. Quan, Richard B. Berry, Daniel Buysse, Nancy A. Collop, Madeleine Grigg-Damberger, Susan M. Harding, Conrad Iber, W. Vaughn McCall, Michael J. Sateia, Stephen H. Sheldon, Michael H. Silber, Adam Sorscher, Sally L.Davidson Ward, Sigrid Veasey, B. Tucker Woodson, Brian Hess, Roberta Kangilaski

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    Abstract

    In November 2007, the first Certification Examination in Sleep Medicine was administered to 1,882 candidates under the cosponsorship of five member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)-the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Family Medicine, the American Board of Otolaryngology, the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The pass rate was 73%. This paper chronicles the history of a certification examination in Sleep Medicine and the development of this new ABMS examination.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)505-508
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
    Volume4
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Oct 15 2008

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Clinical Neurology

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