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Complementary Pathway for Achieving Board Certification in OEM (Members)

This presentation will discuss the complementary pathway toward achieving board certification in Occupational and Environmental. We will have presentations from members of both the American Board of Preventive Medicine as well as the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) about the complementary pathway. We will also have the perspective of a program director who actively takes complementary pathway residents. Relevant audience includes anyone considering obtaining board certification via this route and program directors who are interested in promoting this route.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
  • Discuss how to apply for the complementary pathway 

  • Describe how to structure a residency to be able to accommodate a complementary pathway residency. 

  • Recognize the difference between the Complementary Pathway and the ACGME Residency understand the role of other learners 


Vice Chair for Occupational and Environmental Medicine – ABPM

*Nothing to disclose 


Judith McKenzie MD, MPH, FACOEM 

Past Chair: ACGME Review Committee Member

Professor, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

*Nothing to disclose


William "Brett" Perkison MD, MPH, FACOEM 
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program Director for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Residency Program

*Nothing to disclose
Intended Audience
This activity is designed for physicians who are interested in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Board certification.
Recording Details
This webinar is a recording of a live webinar from April 18, 2024.
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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