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Authors > Eric S. Holmboe, MD

Eric S. Holmboe, MD, a board certified internist, is Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Senior Vice President of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation. He is also Professor Adjunct of Medicine at Yale University, and Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

Prior to joining the ABIM in 2004, he was the Associate Program Director, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Director of Student Clinical Assessment, Yale School of Medicine. Before joining Yale in 2000, he served as Division Chief of General Internal Medicine at the National Naval Medical Center.

His research interests include interventions to improve quality of care, methods in the evaluation of clinical competence and competency-based medical education and professional development . Dr. Holmboe is currently a member of the board of the National Board of Medical Examiners and Medbiquitous, and serves as chair of the Committee on Research and Evaluation of Programs at the American Board of Medical Specialties. His professional memberships include the American College of Physicians, where he is a Fellow, Society of General Internal Medicine and Association of Medical Education in Europe and is an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London. He is an author of the textbook, Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence.

Dr. Holmboe is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed his residency and chief residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University.