History of the American Board of Ophthalmology Oral Examination

Nancy A. Hamming, Lanning B. Kline, John L Keltner, James C. Orcutt, Martha J. Farber

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Abstract

The oral examination has been an integral part of certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) since its founding in 1916. An overview is provided regarding the history, evolution, and application of new technology for the oral examination. This part of the certifying process allows the ABO to assess candidates for a variety of competencies, including communication skills and professionalism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S20-S24
JournalOphthalmology
Volume123
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

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  • Ophthalmology

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