All of the examination deadlines listed below.  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.  

Summer 2019 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

February 16

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

April 1, 2019

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

May 24, 2019 

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

May 24, 2019

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

June 7, 2019

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

June 7, 2019

Final Deadline to Select a Test Center

June 28, 2019

Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee

30 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Seat Fee

5 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Change Testing Date or Location 

48 hours prior to your scheduled exam

Certification and Continuing Certification Examination Dates

July 15-20, 2019 

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training 

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

August 20, 2019

Examination Results (tentative)

To Be Determined 


Fall 2019 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

July 19, 2019

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

August 23, 2019

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

September 16, 2019

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

September 16, 2019

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

October 7, 2019

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

October 7, 2019

Final Deadline to Select a Test Center

October 28, 2019

Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee

30 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Seat Fee

5 days prior to your scheduled exam

Deadline to Change Testing Date or Location 

48 hours prior to your scheduled exam

Certification and Continuing Certification Examination Dates

November 11-16, 2019

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training 

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

February 28, 2020

Examination Results (tentative)

To Be Determined