All of the examination deadlines listed below. To register for your examination, be sure to begin your application, submit appropriate fee and advance beyond the payment page prior to the "Final Deadline to Submit Online Application."


Fall 2022 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

July 15, 2022

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

August 22, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

September 26, 2022

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

September 26, 2022

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

October 17, 2022

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

October 17, 2022

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

October 24, 2022

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Cancellation Fee

30 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Seat Fee

5 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Change Testing Date/Location 

48 hours prior to your scheduled exam

Certification and Continuing Certification Examination Dates

November 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12, 2022

Examination Results (Tentative)

December 30, 2022

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training

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

February 28, 2023


Summer 2023 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

February 10, 2023

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

April 3, 2023

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

(Includes $100 non-refundable late fee)

May 22, 2023

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

May 22, 2023

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

June 5, 2023

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

June 5, 2023

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

June 26, 2023

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Cancellation Fee

30 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Seat Fee

5 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Change Testing Date/Location 

48 hours prior to your scheduled exam

Certification and Continuing Certification Examination Dates

July 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15, 2023 

Examination Results (Tentative)

August 25, 2023

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training

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

October 31, 2023


Fall 2023 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

July 14, 2023

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

August 21, 2023

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

(Includes $100 non-refundable late fee)

September 25, 2023

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

September 25, 2023

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

October 16, 2023

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

October 16, 2023

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

October 23, 2023

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Cancellation Fee

30 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Withdraw from Examination Without Seat Fee

5 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Change Testing Date/Location 

48 hours prior to your scheduled exam

Certification and Continuing Certification Examination Dates

November 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11, 2023 

Examination Results (Tentative)

December 29, 2023

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training

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

February 29, 2024