Certificates of Added Qualifications

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    Apply: Certificates of Added Qualifications

    Adolescent Medicine

    To access the online application for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Adolescent Medicine, candidates log in to their Physician Portfolio and click the “CAQ Examinations” link located under the “My Certification” section. On the page that follows, click the “Request Application” button located in the Certificate of Added Qualification in Adolescent Medicine section. If you are unable to begin an application or need assistance with your ABFM ID/Password, please contact the ABFM Support Center at 877-223-7437 or help@theabfm.org.

    The Adolescent Medicine certification exam is offered in even-numbered years; the recertification exam is offered annually. Registration begins in the fall of the year preceding the exam which is administered in the spring. Specific deadlines are posted as the application becomes available and can be viewed by clicking on “Upcoming Deadlines.”

     

    Geriatric Medicine

    To access the online application for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine, candidates log in to their Physician Portfolio and click the “CAQ Examinations” link located under the “My Certification” section. On the page that follows, click the “Request Application” button located in the Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine section. If you are unable to begin an application or need assistance with your ABFM ID/Password, please contact the ABFM Support Center at 877-223-7437 or help@theabfm.org.

    The Geriatric Medicine Exam for initial certification candidates is offered annually in October. Registration for the certification exam typically begins in the spring preceding the exam which is administered in the fall. The Geriatric Medicine Exam for recertifying candidates is offered both in May and again in October. The spring exam registration typically starts in October/November prior to the May exam. Specific deadlines are posted as the application becomes available and can be viewed by clicking on “Upcoming Deadlines.”

     

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    To access the online application for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, candidates log in to their Physician Portfolio and click the “CAQ Examinations” link located under the “My Certification” section. On the page that follows, click the “Request Application” button located in the Certificate of Added Qualification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine section. If you are unable to begin an application or need assistance with your ABFM ID/Password, please contact the ABFM Support Center at 877-223-7437 or help@theabfm.org.

    The Hospice and Palliative Medicine exam is offered in even-numbered years. Registration begins in the spring preceding the exam which is administered in the fall. Specific deadlines are posted as the application becomes available and can be viewed by clicking on “Upcoming Deadlines.”

     

    Pain Medicine

    To access the online application for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Pain Medicine, candidates log in to their Physician Portfolio and click the “CAQ Examinations” link located under the “My Certification” section. On the page that follows, click the “Request Application” button located in the Certificate of Added Qualification in Pain Medicine section. If you are unable to begin an application or need assistance with your ABFM ID/Password, please contact the ABFM Support Center at 877-223-7437 or help@theabfm.org.

    The Pain Medicine exam is offered annually. Registration begins in the winter preceding the exam which is administered in the fall. Specific deadlines are posted as the application becomes available and can be viewed by clicking on “Upcoming Deadlines."

     

    Sleep Medicine

    To access the online application for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sleep Medicine, candidates log in to their Physician Portfolio and click the “CAQ Examinations” link located under the “My Certification” section. On the page that follows, click the “Request Application” button located in the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sleep Medicine section. If you are unable to begin an application or need assistance with your ABFM ID/Password, please contact the ABFM Support Center at 877-223-7437 or help@theabfm.org.

    The Sleep Medicine exam is offered in odd-numbered years. Registration begins in the spring preceding the exam which is administered in the fall. Specific deadlines are posted as the application becomes available and can be viewed by clicking on “Upcoming Deadlines.”

     

    Sports Medicine

    To access the online application for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, candidates log in to their Physician Portfolio and click the “CAQ Examinations” link located under the “My Certification” section. On the page that follows, click the “Request Application” button located in the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine section. If you are unable to begin an application or need assistance with your ABFM ID/Password, please contact the ABFM Support Center at 877-223-7437 or help@theabfm.org.

    The Sports Medicine exam is offered twice per year in July and December. Specific deadlines are posted as the application becomes available and can be viewed by clicking on “Upcoming Deadlines.”

     

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