The ABEM examination is the only U.S. exam certifying physicians in EDX medicine, with more than 3,500 physicians currently certified. The ABEM certification process requires physicians to obtain specific academic training and clinical experience, and to demonstrate competency in the EDX evaluation of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems by passing a comprehensive written, computer-based examination.
Reasons to become ABEM Certified:
ABEM certification signifies that you have passed the most comprehensive examination in EDX medicine.
ABEM certification demonstrates your dedication to a high level of quality in EDX medicine.
Some EDX laboratories require ABEM certification of physicians to practice in their laboratory.
ABEM certification is recognized nationally and internationally as providing the highest standards in EDX medicine.
ABEM certification is required to become a fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
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ABEM Initial Certification
The ABEM Initial Certification Examination
is administered in Pearson Vue Testing Centers every spring. The computer-based examination is approximately 200 multiple-choice questions, including waveform items and static images.
Candidates who pass the initial examination will automatically enroll in a 10-year maintenance of certification program (MOCP) cycle.