The certification structure consists of four components, each designed to assess important physician characteristics that stress the importance of ongoing participation in activities that evaluate each of the following components between recertification examinations:
- Self-Assessment and Lifelong Learning
- Cognitive Expertise
- Performance Improvement.
The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians offers the following programming towards your ABFM certification requirements:
Knowledge Self-Assessments (KSA)
- Live KSAs (held in conjunction with the Family Medicine Workshop each January and the Family Medicine Celebration (annual meeting) each August with the option to also complete the clinical self-assessment)
- Virtual KSA (held each fall).