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American Board of Telehealth

The American Board of Telehealth develops certification and educational curriculum to help advance the careers and professional development of physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, health care administration, information technology, legal/policy advocates and organizations. New certifications are added regularly to help with the growing needs of telemedicine.

Our goal is to weave telemedicine into the fabric of health care delivery across the country as a vital tool in promoting access to quality care no matter where the facility is located.

If you belong to an organization, we have special course rates available for you. Please contact us to learn more.

What We Do

The American Board of Telehealth is promoting a strategic vision for the advancement in telehealth education.

Our approach:

  • Offer education opportunities aimed at standardizing and validating the knowledge and skills needed to meet demand for remote services while maintaining excellent patient care.
  • Oversight and strategic vision of the advancement in telehealth education by a founding and advisory board made up of highly regarded experts in telehealth.
  • Create a community of gold-standard telehealth education and resources through collaboration with important stakeholders in telehealth.


Inside Course Development at the American Board of Telehealth

Insights from Whitney Flanagan, BAN, MBA, RN-BC, ABT’s Director of Education

Growing up with both of my parents being teachers, I found that educators seemed to possess a genetic disposition to distill information into a form others understand it...that is, to teach.


Telepsychiatry Provides Mental Health Care When and Where Patients Need It

By Sy Atezaz Saeed, MD, MS, FACPsych, Professor and Chairman Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University

Providing the right treatment to the right patient through evidence-based practice permeates my work as the common thread that ties everything together through telemedicine.


Telepsychiatry - Access to Care when Patients Need It

By Matthew B. Stanley, DO, Vice President of the Behavioral Health Service Line, Avera Health

As a psychiatrist serving patients in rural South Dakota, telemedicine changed how I practice medicine.