All of the deadlines listed below are consistent with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the administrator of the Geriatric Examination.  To avoid a late registration fee, begin your application, submit appropriate fee and advance beyond the payment page prior to the "First Deadline to Submit Online Application" deadline.  

ONE-DAY EXAMINATION IMPORTANT DATES

Fall 2022 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

February 11, 2022

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1300; No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

May 2, 2022
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions February 25, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

June 13, 2022
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  June 13, 2022
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 20, 2022
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  June 20, 2022

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

(Please contact Pearson Vue to make changes or select Test Center)

August 15, 2022
Deadline to Withdraw from Examination without Seat Fee October 7, 2022
Certification & Continuing Certification Examination Date October 19, 2022
Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training
(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification examination)
January 31, 2023
Examination Results  December 9, 2022

FALL 2023 IMPORTANT EXAMINATION DATES

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

October 21, 2022

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

(No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

December 5, 2022
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions December 15, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

June 5, 2023
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  June 5, 2023
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 15, 2023
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  June 15, 2023

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

(Please contact Pearson Vue to make changes or select Test Center)

July 1, 2023
Deadline to Withdraw from Examination without Seat Fee 5 days prior to scheduled exam
Certification & Continuing Certification Examination Date October 18, 2023
Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training
(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification examination)
January 31, 2024
Examination Results  To Be Determined

LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT IMPORTANT DATES

2023 IMPORTANT EXAMINATION DATES

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CONTINUING CERTIFICATION LONGITUDINAL KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT (LKA)

Deadline Description Date
Registration Begins
(online applications available)
October 21, 2022

First Deadline to Submit Online Application
(No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

December 5, 2022

Participation Begins

Early January 2023
Deadline to Complete Quarter 1 Questions
(Note: Those who enroll in LKA after March 31 will begin the assessment with 30 of their allowable 100 skips already used)
March 31, 2023
Final Deadline to Submit Online Application
(Includes $100 non-refundable late fee)
June 5, 2023
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 5, 2023
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 15, 2023