What Does F.A.C.O.G. Mean?

What Does F.A.C.O.G. Mean? from Laura Gardner, DNP, CNM

By: Laura Gardner, DNP, CNM  10/09/2014
Keywords: Certified Nurse Midwife

F.A.C.O.G. stands for Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Requirements include: Graduation from an acceptable medical school Completion of an approved residency program Passing score on a written examination Passing score on an oral examination which is first offered 2 years after completion of residency training Physicians are considered board certified after passing both the written and oral examination. Physicians are considered eligible to become board certified after passing the written examination while waiting the two years to take the oral examination.

Keywords: Certified Nurse Midwife

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