ABOMS: Stay up-to-date on Board certification process - On Demand Access
ABOMS Board member David Powers, DMD, MD, will discuss the ABOMS certification process and best practices for preparing for the examinations. The 2022 Qualifying Examination will be the first administration using the Board’s updated blueprint. This 60-minute webinar will explain the Board’s changes and how they may impact studying.
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Review the ABOMS Board certification process.
- Discuss the requirements for the process and how to prepare for the examinations.
- Identify the Board’s changes to the process.
This course is complimentary for AAOMS Members only and is not eligible for CE credit.
David Powers, DMD, MD
Dr. Powers serves as Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery in the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He holds the positions of Vice Chair and Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for the division, Director of the Duke Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Program and a secondary academic appointment in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences. Duke University Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center that manages the full scope of hard- and soft-tissue craniomaxillofacial trauma for the adult and pediatric populations. His surgical experience in facial trauma was attained during a military career highlighted by the acute management of ballistic and other injuries of warfare as well as performing secondary and tertiary facial reconstructive surgery during staff assignments at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, the National Naval Medical Center and the renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Dr. Powers attended the University of Kentucky for dental school and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for medical school and completed his general surgery internship and OMS residency at Wilford Hall. He lectures and has published extensively on the management of ballistic and high-energy transfer injuries to the craniomaxillofacial skeleton, comprehensive reconstruction techniques for facial trauma as well as the use of computer-aided surgical planning and patient-specific implants for anatomic rehabilitation after catastrophic craniomaxillofacial injuries.