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 2020 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

February 14, 2020

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

April 6, 2020

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

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

May 25, 2020 

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

May 25, 2020

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

June 8, 2020

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

June 8, 2020

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

June 29, 2020

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 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2020

August 1, 2, 3 & 4, 2020

Examination Results (tentative)

September 18, 2020

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training

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

October 31, 2020


Fall 2020 Examination Important Dates

SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description  Date

Registration Begins

(online application available)

July 31, 2020

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1,300)

September 28, 2020

Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation

September 28, 2020

Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements

October 19, 2020

Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination

October 19, 2020

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

October 26, 2020

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 9–14, 2020

Examination Results (tentative)

December 31, 2020

Deadline to Complete Sports Fellowship Training 

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

February 28, 2021