Board certification – exam scheduling

July 1-August 7, 2022 – No exams offered; purchasing open as well as scheduling after August 7th.

August 8, 2022- On-demand and immediate scoring will resume.

*For those who tested June 2022, scores will be released before August 8th.

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ACMPE - The American College of Medical Practice Executives

Established in 1956, the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) is the standard-setting and certification body of the Medical Group Management Association. ACMPE offers board certification and Fellowship in medical practice management. ACMPE’s mission is to continually improve the performance of medical group practice professionals and the organizations they represent. Their vision is to be the recognized leader in defining and supporting the profession of medical group management. Some benefits of board certification:

  • Demonstrates your broad knowledge of medical practice management
  • Enhances your professional status by earning a nationally recognized professional designation
  • Provides a distinct advantage over other candidates when seeking employment and promotions
  • Assists you in demanding more salary, on average, than noncertified professionals
  • Expands your network of medical practice executives who have chosen to excel in the profession

The board certification exam assess your:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the broad scope of medical practice management principles and issues
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate in writing
  • Oral communication skills

ACMPE board certified professionals enjoy:

  • Professional respect from physicians, peers and colleagues
  • Increased earning and career potential
  • Leading many of the nation's best-performing medical practices

Fellows are members of ACMPE who have chosen to advance beyond board certification and Fellowship (FACMPE) is the highest level of distinction in the medical management field.

Continuing Education

  • All Iowa MGMA state conferences and webinars meet the requirements for continuing education credit hours from ACMPE. These CE hours are good towards certification requirements.


ACMPE Study Group
Contact the ACMPE Forum Rep to learn more.
Your Iowa MGMA ACMPE Forum Representative

For questions about ACMPE, support by Iowa MGMA and how to get started on the path to certification contact:


Denise Zang, MBA, FACMPE
Chief Administrative Officer Internal Medicine
University of Iowa