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FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

If I am already participating in an Tmoc program mandated by an ABMS board, do I still need to participate in the ABAM Tmoc Program?

Yes, however ABAM and The ABAM Foundation are studying ways by which physicians will not have to duplicate learning experiences.

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ABAM offers a Transitional Maintenance of Certification program for its current diplomates and a public listing of physicians who hold active ABAM certification status. In March, 2016 the American Board of Medical Specialties formally recognized addiction medicine as a multi-specialty subspecialty. Future certification examinations in addiction medicine will be administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.