Elements of Standard of Care
Protection of Third Parties
Captain of the Ship
Healthcare Providers Other Than Physicians
Hospital Medical Staff
Medical Product Liability
Alternative Dispute Resolution Process
Innovative & Novel Therapy
Protection of Parties
Patient Transactional Capacity
Natural Death Directives
Durable Power of Attorney
Criminalization of Healthcare Provider Conduct
Fraud & Abuse
Special Illness Considerations
Interference with Contractual Relationships
Federal Health Regulations
Critical Laboratory Improvement
Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor
Employee Retirement Income Security
Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic
Health Care Quality Improvement
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
American with Disabilities
Occupational Safety and Health
APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION
Application must be made on the prescribed form and must be received by the Chairman no later than 60 days before the scheduled date of the examination. It must be accompanied by two recent, clear, 3 x 3 photographs, autographed on the front by the applicant.
Each candidate must comply with American Board of Legal Medicine regulations in effect at the time the examination is taken, and also those in effect at the time the Certificate (if any) is issued, regardless of when the original application is filed.
EXAMINATION ONLINE ONLY
Board Certification Examination of the American Board of Legal Medicine are given Online by arrangement.
Application (not refundable and must be submitted
with the application) ....................................................... $300.00
Examination (payable 10 days prior to the examination)..................................................................... $200.00
Reexamination ................................................................. $200.00
The examination must be successfully passed by all candidates. It consists of multiple choice questions designed to test the candidate’s knowledge of the fundamental terms, concepts and issues of Legal Medicine. For a listing of topics that will be covered in the examination, see Syllabus to the Left.
RE-APPLICATION & RE-EXAMINATION
Any applicant who has been declared ineligible for admission to examination may refile or reopen his or her application without payment of an additional application fee only on the basis of additional information within two years of the filing date of the original application.
Any applicant who fails the examination may, upon timely application and payment of the appropriate fee, be admitted for re-examination within three years of the date of the failed examination.
Any applicant who has failed the examination twice may be required to undergo additional education and training in accordance with recommendations from the Board of Trustees before being admitted for further examination.
Applicants failing three examinations may, after lapse of at least one year, submit a new application and fee to re-establish their eligibility.
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Fill out application completely. Use extra paper for additional data, if necessary. Original only, a copy is unacceptable. Incomplete applications will not be processed. The postmark affixed to the last item received to complete the application must be no later than the deadline date. Application may also be sent by email as an attachment to Dr. Peter Rheinstein.
The deadline date for applying for the certification examination will be determined by the Board of Trustees of The American Board of Legal Medicine, Inc.
Enclose non-refundable application fee by check for three hundred dollars ($300.00) (United States Currency) is required to be made payable to The American Board of Legal Medicine, Inc. Payments may also be made by PayPal (See Examination Fees above).
If the application is accepted, you will be notified by the Board and issued a CANDIDATE NUMBER. Your examination fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) must be received by the Board no later than 30 days prior to examination as a pre-requisite to your being admitted to the examination.
Enclose two photographs, autographed on the FRONT (3x3 inches).
Return completed application, checks or money orders and photographs to:
The American Board of Legal Medicine, Inc.
Peter H. Rheinstein, MD, JD, MS, FCLM, FAAFP, FAPCR
621 Holly Ridge Road,
Severna Park MD 21146
Toll free numbers: 1-877-647-9500 (voice); 1-877-647-6135 (fax)
FEE ($35.00) FOR DUPLICATE OR COPY OF LOST ABLM CERTIFICATE
CONTACT: The American Board of Legal Medicine, Inc. Peter H. Rheinstein, MD, JD, MS, FCLM, FAAFP, FAPCR