Buffalo Grove, IL, January 7, 2015 — The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., (ABPN) congratulates an ABPN diplomate in psychiatry.
Dr. Leigh F. Blalock, MD, successfully passed the psychiatry certification examination on September 15, 2014.
In becoming Board certified, Dr. Blalock has completed rigorous training and achieved the gold standard in each of the six core competencies of patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice, and practice-based learning and improvement to practice quality specialized medicine in psychiatry.
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) is a nonprofit corporation that was founded in 1934. Since 1935, when its first examination was delivered, the ABPN has been serving the public interest and promoting excellence in the practices of psychiatry and neurology through its certification and maintenance of certification processes. These processes are designed to identify qualified specialists through rigorous credential and training requirements and successful completion of its board examinations for psychiatry, neurology, or neurology with special qualification in child neurology, and several subspecialties. The ABPN is a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).