ABIPP » Goals and Objectives
Goals and Objectives
Maintain the highest standards of practice of interventional pain management
by fostering education and training in interventional pain management, including
interventional techniques, alone or in conjunction with other modalities of
Establish and maintain criteria for the designation of board certification
in interventional pain management and competency certification in areas related
to interventional pain management.
Establish and conduct the processes by which the
Board may judge whether a physician should be issued
a certificate, indicating that the required standards for
certification or re-certification in an ABIPP designated
discipline of interventional pain management have been met.
Serve the public, medical profession, board of medical
licensure, federation of licensure boards, Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), health care facilities
and organizations, and medical schools by providing the
names of physicians and others certified by the Board.
Establish criteria to be approved by the American Board of
Medical Specialties and each board of medical licensure
in all states.
Develop the criteria to inform the Accreditation Counsel
for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) concerning
the training required of individuals seeking certification
related to residency training programs.
To advance the practice of interventional
pain management and bring to the
profession the highest quality possible
in education in interventional techniques.