Krista Burchill, MD Earns Board Recertification In Family Medicine From The American Board Of Family Medicine

Caribou, ME — Dr. Krista Burchill, a long standing family practice physician with the Caribou Health Center team at Pines Health Services, has been recertified in family medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM.)

Certification by the American Board of Family Medicine is maintained through successful completion of the family medicine certification process. The family medicine certification process is a continuous process that requires being in compliance with guidelines for professionalism licensure and personal conduct including maintaining a valid state medical license at all times, completing certification activities in a timely fashion, and performing successfully on the family medicine certification examination every ten years.

Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for patients and their family. It is a specialty that integrates biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both genders, each organ system, and every disease entity.

Board certification is a meaningful indicator that a doctor has the knowledge, experience, and skills necessary to provide high-quality patient care. Although board certification is voluntary, ABFM certification is recognized throughout the world as signifying excellence in the practice of Family Medicine.

“Dr. Burchill continually demonstrates her abilities in providing the best care possible and is truly committed to lifelong learning, which is necessary to provide the highest quality care that every patient deserves. When selecting a primary health care provider, you want a highly qualified physician dedicated to providing outstanding care. We could not be more proud Dr. Burchill for this achievement,” said Lisa Caron, Chief Operating Officer at Pines Health Services.