Talk:Board certification

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This term is poorly understood, and has several meanings, including derogatory ones. I have replaced the term with MD or other, well understood and unambiguous, words where appropriate. I had no expectation that this would be controversial, and I'm sure they are good changes that the community will approve of. -- (talk) 20:28, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

Only the USA board certifies[edit]

The term is a little more general than just the American ownership of this article implies. --IP69.226.103.13 (talk) 08:24, 29 November 2009 (UTC)

DVMs have boards too[edit]

Is it worth mentioning that veterinarians (in the US at least) also have board certifications. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:50, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

So do attorneys. The Florida Bar offers Board Certification in many legal specialties. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:56, 10 August 2012 (UTC)

The Philippines[edit]

There are board certifications in the Philippines and other countries too. - AnakngAraw (talk) 18:30, 22 May 2011 (UTC)


"While medical licensing in general has been criticized, the board certification process specifically has also had its fair share." (bold added) the wording of this sentence could be taken in the sense that 'fair' indicates deserved. Alternately it could mean a non-small but moderate amount. Should this be reworded? RJFJR (talk) 16:31, 30 May 2016 (UTC)