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Name of Credential

Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

Organization Name

The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)


1705 DeSales Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036


(202) 659-0699



Eligibility criteria

  • Maintain a current, valid Pharmacist license.
  • Provide direct involvement in the care of at least 20 persons living with HIV within the 36 months preceding the date of application in one of the following ways:
    • Direct clinical client services, consultation or case review in an inpatient or outpatient clinic or hospital
    • Direct client services, consultation or case review in a retail environment
    • Direct, ongoing consultative or research-related interaction with one or more practicing frontline providers who maintain direct patient contact


    Participate in the AAHIVM Clinical Consult Program.  Practitioners who have provided direct care to fewer than 20 persons living with HIV will be paired with an experienced AAHIVM Member as a mentor upon approval of their credentialing application.

  • Complete a minimum of 45 credits or activity hours of HIV and/or HCV-related continuing education within the 36 months preceding the date of application as follows:15 hours – HIV or HCV-related ACPE Accredited Continuing Education

    30 hours – Other HIV or HCV-related Continuing Education such as:

    • Additional ACPE Accredited CE
    • AMA Category 1 Accredited CME
    • College-level coursework (A transcript showing a passing grade must be submitted.)
    • Teaching/lecturing (1 hour of in-class instruction is equivalent to 1 hour of CE)

Duration of initial certification

2 years

Recertification requirements

Providers whose certification has expired and who are recertifying are not subject to any additional requirements than those certifying for the first time.


  • Domain 1: Assessment and Diagnosis (47 questions)
  • Domain 2: Planning and Intervention (48 questions)
  • Domain 3: Evaluation and Follow-up (37 questions)
  • Domain 4: Leadership and Advanced Professional Practice (18 questions)


  • Initial Certification fee: $280 (online), $380 (written)
  • Annual Certification Maintenance fee: None
  • Recertification fee: $280 (online), $380 (written)

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