Effective September 2022, the American Board of Clinical Lipidology (ABCL) and the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology (ACCL) have unified for the administration of certifying examinations. The eligibility requirements for each discipline have not changed and are found within the menu on this site.
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Join the ranks of a thousand health care professionals who have achieved certification as a Lipid Specialist. The American Board of Clinical Lipidology offers the only certifications of its kind for licensed physicians and for other healthcare professionals in the United States and Canada. Physicians designated as Diplomates of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and other healthcare professionals designated as Clinical Lipid Specialists (CLS) demonstrate their commitment to improving the care for patients with dyslipidemia and related comorbidities.
Lutheran General Cardiology Fellows
Congratulations to the graduating class of Lutheran General Cardiology Fellowship who certified as Diplomates of the ABCL this year. From left: Sujeen Adhikari, MD; Namra Butt, MD; Alan Brown, MD (Program Director); Sarah Doleeb, MD. Dr. Doleeb and Dr. Butt are joining hospitals in the Advocate Aurora system and plan to start lipid clinics. Dr. Adhikari is joining Oregon Health and Sciences University and is pursuing fellowship for advanced imaging.
PLAN TO CERTIFY
Plan your certification journey by reviewing eligibility criteria, exam information, and fees for certification.
September 24 – November 19, 2022
Application Deadline: Friday, September 16, 2022
March 13 – April 29, 2023
Application Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2023
June 10 – July 29, 2023
Application Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2023
September 23 – November 18, 2023
Application Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2023
Lipid Specialists come from many different medical specialties, practice settings, and professional disciplines.