ABVLM Certification Testing
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The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM), formerly the American Board of Phlebology (ABPh), was founded to provide and maintain a certification exam in venous and lymphatic medicine, to issue certificates to physicians passing the exam, and to offer a resource to the public for finding certified vein specialists. Certification demonstrates that physicians have met rigorous standards of education, experience, and evaluation. In order to become certified, a physician must:
- Complete the requisite training or experience qualifications
- Meet the continuing medical education requisites
- Pass a certification examination
- Registration start date: February 3, 2020
- Examination delivery window: June 1 - August 31, 2020
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