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."

Summer 2021 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

February 12, 2021

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

April 5, 2021

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

May 24, 2021

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

May 24, 2021

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

June 7, 2021

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

June 7, 2021

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

June 28, 2021

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 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10, 2021

Examination Results

August 27, 2021

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training

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

October 31, 2021


Fall 2021 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

July 16, 2021

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

August 23, 2021

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

September 27, 2021

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

September 27, 2021

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

October 18, 2021

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

October 18, 2021

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

October 25, 2021

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 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, & 13, 2021

Examination Results

December 31, 2021

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training

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

February 28, 2022