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American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ABMS is a trade / professional association based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 1935. As of 2019 they had $18 million in revenue and $21 million in assets.

American Board of Medical Specialties's mission is to help physicians achieve their potential as providers of quality health care.

(312) 436-2600
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Program areas at ABMS

Abms is a leader in setting standards for Board certification and maintenance of certification across 39 Specialties and 86 subspecialties. Abms assists its 24 member boards in their efforts to develop and implement educational and professional standards for the evaluation, assessment and certification of physician specialists. In the us, abms member boards certify more than 880,000 physicians and scientists.

Abms convenes leaders and stakeholders from across the boards and greater health care communities to discuss current and emerging issues in today's health care system, seeking to understand ways in which the abms and its member boards can address those issues to improve the quality of care delivered.

Internationally, abms assists in developing and maintaining a program of physician certification and assessment for singapore's Medical specialists, as well as consults with other countries and communities across the world seeking to explore or establish physician certification and assessment programs.

Form 990s for ABMS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 13, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 26, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Feb 22, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Feb 9, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ABMS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$18,980,323
Investment income and dividends$-464,422
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$51,701
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$18,567,602

Vendors for ABMS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-09-16
█████ ████████ ███Tax accounting2019-02-05
███ ███████ ███Exam Services$474,2232017-12-01
████ ██████ █████████ ██████Exec Search Services$236,0232017-12-01
█████ ███Software Development$238,1132017-12-01
███████ ██████ █████████Lobbying$208,2382017-12-01
███ █████ █████ ███Consulting Services$446,2362017-12-01
██████ ███ █████ ████Tax accounting2014-10-28

Personnel at ABMS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Richard E. HawkinsPresident and Chief Executive Officer$682,264Sept. 25, 2020
Laura SkarnulisChief Operating Officer$409,541Sept. 25, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Financial Officer-Sept. 25, 2020
████████ ███████Chief Information Officer$232,989Sept. 25, 2020
████████ ██ ████Chief of Staff / Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Board and Member Board Relations$393,186Jan. 10, 2019
████ ██ ███████████ ██Chief Legal Officer$285,554Sept. 25, 2020
████████ █████Vice President, Finance-June 22, 2019
████ ██████Vice President , Marketing and Communications-Sept. 25, 2020
██████ ████████Senior Vice President, Policy and External Relations$300,967Sept. 25, 2020
████ ██████Senior Vice President, Certification-Sept. 25, 2020
...and 17 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1California Medical Association501(c)(6)$18 millionSacramento, CA
2American Medical Group Association (AMGA)501(c)(6)$12 millionAlexandria, VA
3Dental Assisting National Board501(c)(6)$8.9 millionChicago, IL
4American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)501(c)(6)$13 millionRosemont, IL
5American Organization for Nursing Leadership501(c)(6)$9.0 millionChicago, IL
6American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians501(c)(6)$6.0 millionArlington Heights, IL
7National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)501(c)(6)$6.1 millionChicago, IL
8Society for Vascular Surgery501(c)(6)$10 millionRosemont, IL
9American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons501(c)(6)$22 millionRosemont, IL
10American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)501(c)(6)$42 millionSchaumburg, IL
11American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)501(c)(6)$27 millionArlington Heights, IL
12Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics501(c)(6)$39 millionChicago, IL
13American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)501(c)(6)$5.2 millionOak Brook, IL
14American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology501(c)(6)$24 millionDeerfield, IL
15American Medical Technologists501(c)(6)$8.8 millionRosemont, IL
16Society of Gynecologic Oncology501(c)(6)$6.3 millionChicago, IL
17American Association of Diabetes Educators501(c)(6)$15 millionChicago, IL
18American Association of Nurse Anesthetists501(c)(6)$31 millionPark Ridge, IL
19Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)501(c)(6)$14 millionChicago, IL
20American Dental Hygienists' Association501(c)(6)$6.2 millionChicago, IL
21Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)501(c)(6)$21 millionWestchester, IL
22Credentialing Organization501(c)(6)$7.2 millionChicago, IL
23American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)501(c)(6)$17 millionDarien, IL
24AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ENDOdoNTISTS501(c)(6)$10 millionChicago, IL
25American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)501(c)(6)$10 millionChicago, IL