Name of credential
Accredited in Applied Pharmacology (AP)
American Board of Clinical Pharmacology (ABCP)
PO Box 40278
San Antonio, Texas 78229
- Notarized copy of doctoral degree in one of the life or medical sciences from an accredited academic institution in the United States, Canada, or non-U.S. degree equivalent.
- Eligibility for certification requires completion of two years of postdoctoral fellowship training in clinical pharmacology at a training program registered or accredited by the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. Notarized official verification of satisfactory completion of this course must be provided.
- Documentation of contribution to the field of Clinical Pharmacology. Publications are a good source for this documentation.
- Participation as a student and as a teacher in clinical pharmacology continuing education activities, including formal course teaching.
- Submission of two original letters of recommendation, one of which must be from current employer attesting to the applicant’s clinical pharmacology activities (waived if self-employed). The other must be a letter from a professional person working in the area of clinical pharmacology and familiar with the applicant’s work and commitment to clinical pharmacology.
- Verification of current employment.
- A full Curriculum Vitae including publication list.
Duration of initial certification
Continuing education or related examination; or documentation of also minimum 1000 hours of professional practice during 5-year certification.
- General Principles 10%)
- Biostatistics (5%)
- Pharmacokinetics (10%)
- Pharmacodynamics (5%)
- Pharmacogenetics (5%)
- Drugs in organ failure (10%)
- Drugs in the elderly (10%)
- Drugs in pregnancy (5%)
- Adverse drug reactions (5%)
- Drug interactions (5%)
- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (5%)
- Toxicology (10%)
- Systematic Clin Pharm (10%)
- Other (5%)
- Application fee: $350
- General Examination (including sub-section examination): $450
- Late fee: $200
- Renewal: $250