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Geriatric Medicine Important Dates

All of the deadlines listed below are consistent with the American Board of Internal Medicine, the administrator of the Geriatric Medicine exam. To avoid a late registration fee, begin your application and submit associated fees prior to the “First Deadline to Submit Online Application.”

Fall 2024 Geriatric Medicine Initial and Continuing Certification Exam

Deadline Description Date
Registration Begins October 20, 2023
First Deadline to Submit Online Application
(No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date.)
December 4, 2023
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions December 15, 2023
Final Deadline to Submit Online Application June 3, 2024
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accomodations Documentation June 3, 2024
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 17, 2024
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam June 17, 2024
Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location
(Please contact Pearson VUE to make changes or select Test Center.)
June 28, 2024
Deadline to Withdraw from Exam without Seat Fee 5 Days Prior to Scheduled Exam
Initial Certification and Continuing Certification Exam Date November 21, 2024
Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training
(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification exam.)
February 28, 2025
Deadline to Submit Fellowship Completion Documentation April 30, 2025
Exam Results To Be Determined

2024 Geriatric Medicine Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment (LKA)

Deadline Description Date
Registration Begins October 20, 2023
First Deadline to Submit Online Application
(No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date.)
December 4, 2023
ABFM to Begin Sending Platform Registration Communications December 15, 2023
Participation Begins Early January 2024
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, 2024
Final Deadline to Submit Online Application (Includes $100 late fee.) June 3, 2024
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accomodations Documentation June 3, 2024
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 17, 2024

2025 Geriatric Medicine Initial and Continuing Certification Exam

Deadline Description Date
Initial Certification and Continuing Certification Exam Date October 23, 2025

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