board-eligible

adjective

board-el·​i·​gi·​ble -ˈel-ə-jə-bəl How to pronounce board-eligible (audio)
of a physician
: eligible to take a qualifying exam given by a medical specialty board after having graduated from medical school, completed residency, and trained under supervision in a specialty
abbreviation BE

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“Board-eligible.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/board-eligible. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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