All of the deadlines listed below are consistent with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the administrator of Designation of Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine 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 2022 Important Examination Dates

DESIGNATION OF FOCUSED PRACTICE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Deadline Decription  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

February 11, 2022

ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration

February 25, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1,300)

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

November 4, 2022

Examination Date

November 16, 2022

Examination Results

To Be Determined


SPRING 2023 IMPORTANT EXAMINATION DATES

DESIGNATION OF FOCUSED PRACTICE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Deadline Decription  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

October 21, 2022

ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration

December 15, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

January 30, 2023

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

January 30, 2023

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

February 6, 2023

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

February 6, 2023

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

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

February 15, 2023

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Seat Fee

5 days prior to scheduled exam

Examination Date

April 10, 2023

Examination Results

To Be Determined


Fall 2023 IMPORTANT EXAMINATION DATES

DESIGNATION OF FOCUSED PRACTICE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Deadline Decription  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

October 21, 2022

ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration

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

Examination Date

October 24, 2023

Examination Results

To Be Determined