Drs. Keegan and Macario Present at SAAAPM 2022 Annual Meeting

ABA Vice President, Mark T. Keegan, MB, BCh, and Secretary, Alex Macario, MD, MBA, shared the latest news and information from the ABA at the Society of Academic Associations of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine’s (SAAAPM) Annual Meeting Nov. 11. The SAAAPM Annual Meeting is designed for academic anesthesiologists in Chair, Core Residency Program Director, Subspecialty ...

ABA Board Member Committee Assignments: 2022-2023

At its 2022 fall meeting, the ABA Board of Directors approved officer, chair and committee assignments for ABA directors. Our committees support all aspects of the ABA’s certification process and help drive our mission to advance the highest standards of the practice of anesthesiology. Robert R. Gaiser, MD, President Audit Committee BASIC Exam Committee Credentialing ...

ABA to Host Forum at 2022 ASA Annual Meeting

Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ABA will once again be exhibiting at the ASA Annual Meeting on Oct. 21 to Oct. 25 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Please join us at the ABA booth #2756 near the ASA Resource Center throughout the conference. Our Physician ...

Directors-Elect Officially Join ABA Board

The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Christian Diez, MD, MBA, Jill Eckert, DO and Stephanie B. Jones, MD have officially begun their terms as physician directors. We look forward to seeing the impact all three make on advancing the highest standards of the practice of anesthesiology. Dr. Christian Diez is vice ...

The American Board of Medical Specialties Response to National Board of Physicians and Surgeons’ Assertion of Certifying Body Equivalency

The American Board of Anesthesiology fully supports the following statement by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) regarding the value of certification and misleading assertions from the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS). The ABMS strongly disagrees with the persistent and misleading assertions that the NBPAS recertification process provides a means of continuing ...

ABA PrePay is Coming Soon

The ABA PrePay program allows you to pay the annual MOCA fees for the diplomates that work in your organization by streamlining credit for their registration. Support and encourage maintaining the highest standards of board certification while reducing the burden on your physicians by prepaying their annual MOCA fee. You can demonstrate your appreciation for ...

High Priority Topics Report Now Available

The High Priority Topics Report (HPTR) gives you actionable insights about continuing medical education (CME) that board-certified anesthesiologists need most to develop and maintain their unique knowledge and skills. While previously shared on a requested basis, this report is now accessible to assist in developing new CME activities. You can find the Q1-Q2 2022 HPTR located on ...

Fees by Credit Card Now Live

Fees by Credit Card is now live! Payment by credit card is now available for specific add-on services in the ABA Go portal. Previously these requests were processed via mail and check by multiple departments; however, now, duplicate certificates, status letters, exam cancellations and exam score verification requests can be processed via credit card and on the ABA ...

Congratulations to our 2021 ABA-Certified Diplomates

Our rigorous certification program distinguishes physician anesthesiologists as experts in our field. Board certification demonstrates that anesthesiologists are meeting the highest standards and have the knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality patient care. We’re proud to welcome the following list of physicians to our diplomate community.  Congratulations on becoming certified! View all 2021 Diplomates

ABA Amongst Health Organizations Condeming Legislative Interference in Healthcare

The ABA is amongst the more than 75 health organizations that have come together in a joint statement to condemn legislative interference in the practice of medicine. Read the full statement below.  More Than 75 Health Care Organizations Release Joint Statement in Opposition of to Legislative Interference Washington, D.C.— The following is a statement from the ...