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.  

Fall 2019 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

February 15, 2019

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

May 3, 2019
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions February 25, 2019

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1400; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) 

June 14, 2019
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  June 14, 2019
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 21, 2019
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  June 21, 2019

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

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

August 15, 2019
Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee November 8, 2019
Certification & Continuing Certification Examination Date November 18, 2019

Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training

(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification examination)

February 28, 2020
Examination Results  To Be Determined

Spring 2020 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

October 11, 2019

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

December 9, 2019
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions December 16, 2019

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1400; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) 

January 27, 2020
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  January 27, 2020
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements February 10, 2020
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  February 10, 2020

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

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

February 17, 2020
Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee March 27, 2020
Continuing Certification Examination Date April 6, 2020
Examination Results  To Be Determined

Fall 2020 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

February 14, 2020

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

May 4, 2020
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions February 25, 2020

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

June 15, 2020
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  June 15, 2020
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 22, 2020
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  June 22, 2020

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

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

August 17, 2020
Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee September 18, 2020
Certification & Continuing Certification Examination Date October 1, 2020
Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training
(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification examination)
January 31, 2021
Examination Results  To Be Determined