FLS to become compulsory for OB/GYN physicians in the US
26 February 2018
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) has announced that all OB/GYN residents will be required to obtain FLS certification before applying for Board status, mandatory in 2020, but likely beginning earlier for those in early residency now.
We’re really pleased to hear this news, as this requirement will increase the number of testing centers, as well as add an additional 1300+ certifications each year.
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