2019 Leslie Salkin Award
Dr. Leslie M. (Mike) Salkin served as a Director of the American Board of Periodontology from 1995 to 2001. Following his last year as a Director he returned every year to assist the Board on the Oral Exam as an Examiner until his death in November of 2013.
The Board established the Leslie M. Salkin Award to honor his many years of exceptional service to the ABP. The award is presented each year to the candidate earning the highest score on the Oral Exam. We are please to announce that Dr. Craig Hofferber of Virginia Beach, VA is this years recipient of this prestigious award. Congratulations Dr. Hofferber!
The 2019 Oral Examination
One hundred and ninety one candidates participated in the 2019 American Board of Periodontology Certifying Examination. One hundred and fifty nine were successful for a pass rate of 83%. Congratulations to our newest Diplomates!
The 2019 Qualifying Examination
Two hundred and nine candidates participated in the 2019 American Board of Periodontology Qualifying Examination. Two hundred and one were successful for a pass rate of 96%.