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Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Physician Earns Board Certification

Dec 07, 2021 10:54AM ● By Med Magazine

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is pleased to announce that Dr. Alan Spanel has earned board  certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Spanel joined the internal medicine department at  Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. – Norfolk in September 2021. 

Spanel earned certified status by passing the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) stringent  certification examination, a test of the physician’s abilities in the field of adult medicine. Board certification  from ABIM is voluntary and is the highest standard in internal medicine and its subspecialties. Certification signifies that physicians have demonstrated to their peers and to the public that they have the clinical judgment,  skills and attitudes essential for providing excellent patient care. 

To maintain certification, physicians can participate in activities that assess knowledge of the latest scientific  developments and changes in practice and in specialty areas. 

ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to  achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.