Current and emeritus ABPN directors and ABPN staff, as well as physicians from various organizations, attended the celebration. Psychiatrist Larry Faulkner, M.D., ABPN president and CEO, reviewed strategic themes that it has dealt with since its 1934 founding. Robert Michels, M.D., a professor of psychiatry at Cornell University and emeritus ABPN director, reviewed the careers of some of the deceased preeminent figures in psychiatry, while neurologist Mark Dyken, M.D., did so for preeminent figures in neurology. Darrell Kirch, M.D., president of the Association of American Medical Colleges, chaired a panel on the future of medical education. Accreditation was addressed by Thomas Nasca, M.D., of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and Kevin Weiss, M.D., of the American Board of Medical Specialties, addressed certification.