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    Dates: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine Examination 2016


    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 19
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed) May 6
    ABIM begins sending confirmation letters to candidates regarding test center registration May 15
    Second Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) May 31
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,500 fee; includes $200 non-refundable late fee) June 22
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 22
    Deadline to Clear All Deficiencies June 30
    Deadline to make official name change with the ABFM for examination June 30
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE   August 15  
    All Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2017
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee October 31
    Examination Date November 7, 2016
    Results To be determined
    Hospice & Palliative Medicine Examination 2017
    Fall Examination Date November 14
    (2017—Recert Only)

    NOTE: All returned checks and credit card payments (mailed or faxed to ABFM for hand processing), which are declined by the credit card company, will require submission of a certified check or money order for the original amount plus a $50 administration fee.

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