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General Practitioners

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Board certification is granted by the American Board of Family Medicine. This credential, though voluntary, signifies that the physician is highly qualified in family practice. To be eligible to take the credentialing exam, applicants must have satisfactorily completed three years of residency training accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education after receiving their medical degree from an accredited institution.

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