ADA Compliance

It is the policy of the ABMQ to comply with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) regulations governing both facilities and administration.  ABMQ will take steps reasonably necessary to make its examination programs acceeible to persons with disabilities. Appropriate and effective modifications and/or auxiliary aids will be provided to such persons with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue burden on the ABMQ program or fundamentally alter the measurement of skills knowledge that the program is intended to test.  An applicant may request a change in certification procedure or process due to a disability, handicap or other reason. Such notice and documentation must be provided with the application for examination at least 45 days in advance of the examination date. The applicant/candidate is responsible for demonstrating that the request should be granted.  


  1. Annual exam information is subject to change.
  2. The Certification in Medical Quality (CMQ) designation recognizes that recipients have master a level of knowledge and a fundamental understanding of the basic tenets of medical quality as identified by the American Board of Medical Quality (ABMQ).
  3. The ABMQ has reviewed and approved the eligibility criteria of all candidates for the CMQ designation. Candidates have verified by signature that the credentials listed in the exam application are correct. ABMQ is not responsible for any misrepresentation of candidates' credentials and/or qualifications.
  4. The study material listed on this website may be suggested or developed by the American College of Medical Quality, which has no further influence over or access to the content of the ABMQ board examination.