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Volume 4, Issue 1

In This Issue:

President's Message

Stephen I. Wasserman, MD, President

I have just returned from a stimulating and important meeting held by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) focused on Parts II (Self-Assessment) and III (Cognitive Expertise)... (read more)

ABAI Staff Spotlight: Gina Capozzoli

Gina Capozzoli

Gina Capozzoli brought nearly 30 years of experience in medical practice management, customer service, and hospitality prior to joining the ABAI in 2008 as Administrative Assistant to ABAI's Chief Operating Officer, Lawrence Vapniarek. For the last five years Capozzoli has served the ABAI as a first point of contact for certification candidates and MOC program diplomates. In this role, she possesses a thorough knowledge of the examination process from registration procedures to fielding queries regarding results. Capozzoli wears many "CERT and MOC hats" which encompass the processing of certification exam applications, fees, and documentation. She guides diplomates through their individual 10-year MOC timeline parts I-IV requirements, while ensuring that all candidates possess accurate up-to-date credentialing and test site information.

Capozzoli represents ABAI 'on the road' at AAAAI and ACAAI meetings where she and ABAI staff have the opportunity to meet and assist diplomates and candidates first-hand with program queries and requirements. She's involved with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Board Staff Conference as a member of the planning committee for the annual event. She also provides administrative and clerical support at ABAI annual Board of Director meetings where she assists with record keeping and event planning and coordinating.

New Board Eligibility Policy

In April 2013, the ABAI Board of Directors approved a new Board Eligibility policy with the following requirements: Trainees must achieve ABAI Board certification within five years... (read more)

2012 Secure Exam Pass Rates

View the pass rates for the 2012 certification and maintenance of certification secure examinations. Pass rates are listed for all candidates and by candidate category. view pass rates

FAQs — Participation in MOC

Why should I participate? What will happen if I don't? Should I participate if I'm about to retire? View some frequently asked questions about participation in ABAI MOC. (read more)