All of the deadlines listed below are consistent with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the administrator of the Sleep 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.

2020 Examination Important Dates

SLEEP MEDICINE CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Continuing Certification Examination Date

November 18, 2020

Examination Results January 8, 2021

2021 Examination Important Dates

SLEEP MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(online applications available)

February 12, 2021

First Deadline to Submit the Online Application

($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

May 3, 2021

ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions

February 25, 2021

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee)

June 14, 2021

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

June 14, 2021

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

June 21, 2021

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination

June 21, 2021

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

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

August 16, 2021

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination without Cancellation Fee

October 22, 2021

Continuing Certification Examination Date

November 3, 2021

Deadline to Complete Sleep Fellowship Training

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

February 28, 2022

Examination Results To Be Determined