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After a doctor completes medical school and is licensed to practice medicine, the physician may pursue a rigorous 3 year training program in Internal Medicine.
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved the subspecialty of Vascular Neurology in 2003. A board-certified neurologist who has developed expertise in cerebrovascular disease and vascular diseases of the central nervous system is eligible to take the examination for certification in vascular neurology.
The American Board of Medical Specialties recognizes Family Medicine as a distinct discipline requiring an additional three years of training for doctors who wish to become Board Certified in this field. Family Medicine doctors are usually primary care providers (PCPs) [formerly general practitioners, or GPs] for the entire family.