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    Why Does Certification Matter To You And Your Family?

     

    "I want someone who is licensed and qualified to practice and provide the best service to my family."
    —Anonymous Survey Participant

    Evidence shows that for doctors who continue to maintain their certification, there is an improvement in knowledge, practice infrastructure, clinical care, and communication with patients and peers. By maintaining certification, physicians continue to develop their skills giving your family the best health care available.

    When a loved one needs to see a physician, knowing their doctor is ABFM-certified provides assurance that they are in the hands of a conscientious and knowledgeable doctor. Being able to trust your family doctor is key to the patient/doctor relationship, and knowing they maintain their training offers a greater peace of mind for yourself and your family.

    Board certification goes above and beyond just having a medical license; board-certified family doctors voluntarily meet additional standards. One of the best ways to know if your doctor is qualified to provide care in a specialty is to find out if he or she is board-certified and participating in activities to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in medicine and patient care. Board certification is the best sign that a doctor has the knowledge, experience, and skills needed to offer high-quality patient care.

    What is a board-certified family doctor? (Youtube)Watch this video to learn what board-certification means and why it is important to you and your family.

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