American Board of Medical Specialties
The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) is one of 24 Member Boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). The ABMS works in collaboration with the Member Boards to maintain the standards for physician certification. Its focus is on improving the quality of health care to patients, families, and communities by supporting the continuous professional development of physician specialists. It achieves its mission as an organization by helping physicians achieve their potential as providers of quality health care.