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Hospice and Palliative Medicine

certifying organization info

American Board of Surgery
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Suite 860, Philadelphia
PA 19103


The ABS, along with nine other ABMS member boards, offers as of 2008 a subspecialty certificate in hospice and palliative medicine. While diplomates will apply through the ABS, the examination will be administered through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) every even-numbered year. In addition to ABS diplomates currently certified in general surgery, the ABS will also accept current diplomates from other ABMS surgical boards as applicants for certification.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 10 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

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