Certificates of Added Qualifications

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    Exam Dates

    Sports Medicine Examinations 2017
    SUMMER 2017
    Summer Examination Dates July 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15
    Examination Results August 18
     
    FALL 2017
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) July 21
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) August 25
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) September 15
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation September 15
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements September 30
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam September 30
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline October 2
    All Sports Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2018
    Deadline to Withdraw from Exam Without Cancellation Fee 30 days prior to scheduled exam
    Deadline to Withdraw from Exam Without Seat Fee 5 days prior to scheduled exam
    Deadline to Change Testing Date/Location 48 hours prior to scheduled exam
    Fall Examination Dates November 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11
    Examination Results To be determined
     
     
    Sports Medicine Examinations 2018
    SUMMER 2018
    Registration Begins (Online Applications 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 2
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) May 25
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation May 25
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 8
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam June 8
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline June 29
    All Sports Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) October 31
    Deadline to Withdraw from Exam Without Cancellation Fee 30 days prior to scheduled exam
    Deadline to Withdraw from Exam Without Seat Fee 5 days prior to scheduled exam
    Deadline to Change Testing Date/Location 48 hours prior to scheduled exam
    Summer Examination Dates July 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14 (2018)
    Examination Results (tentative) August 31, 2018
     
    FALL 2018
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) July 20
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) August 24
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) September 17
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation September 17
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements October 1
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam October 1
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline October 22
    All Sports Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2019
    Deadline to Withdraw from Exam Without Cancellation Fee 30 days prior to scheduled exam
    Deadline to Withdraw from Exam Without Seat Fee 5 days prior to scheduled exam
    Deadline to Change Testing Date/Location 48 hours prior to scheduled exam
    Fall Examination Dates November 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 (2018)
    Examination Results (tentative) December 30, 2018
     
     
    Adolescent Medicine Examinations 2018
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—SPRING
    Registration Begins (online applications available) October 13, 2017
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)   November 20, 2017
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) December 1, 2017
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation December 1, 2017
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements December 8, 2017
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam December 8, 2017
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline January 5
    All Adolescent Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) July 31
    Certification Examination Date April 11, 2018
    Continuing Certification Examination Date(s) March 1–31, 2018
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Geriatric Medicine Examinations 2017
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 17
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed)   May 5
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration May 15
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 23
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 23
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements 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 Geriatric Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2018
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee November 7
    Examination Date November 14
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Geriatric Medicine Examinations 2018
    CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—SPRING 2018
    Registration Begins (online applications available) October 13, 2017
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed)   December 8, 2017
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration January 8
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) February 1
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation February 1
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements February 8
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination February 8
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE   February 15
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee May 4
    Examination Date May 14, 2018
    Examination Results To be determined
     
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL 2018
    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 16
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed)   May 4
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration February 23
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 15
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 15
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 22
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination June 22
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE   August 15
    All Geriatric Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2019
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee November 9
    Examination Date November 20, 2018
    Examination Results To be determined
     
     
    Hospice and Palliative Medicine Examinations 2017
    CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 17
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed) May 5
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration May 15
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 23
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 23
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements 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
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee November 7
    Examination Date November 14
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Hospice and Palliative Medicine Examinations 2018
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 16
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed) May 4
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration February 23
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 15
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 15
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 22
    Deadline to make official name change with the ABFM for examination June 22
    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, 2019
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee November 9
    Examination Date November 20, 2018
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Pain Medicine Examinations 2017
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) December 2, 2016
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) February 10
    ABA begins sending confirmation emails to candidates regarding test center registration March 4
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) April 21
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation April 21
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements April 28
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination April 28
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE August 15
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Seat Fee 5 days prior to scheduled exam
    All Pain Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) December 31
    Final Deadline to meet all certification requirements (residency verification) February 28, 2018
    Certification Examination Date September 9
    Continuing Certification Examination Date(s) September 9–23
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Pain Medicine Examinations 2018
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) December 1, 2017
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) February 9
    ABA begins sending confirmation emails to candidates regarding test center registration March 5
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) April 20
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation April 20
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements April 27
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination April 27
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE August 15
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Seat Fee 5 days prior to scheduled exam
    All Pain Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) December 31
    Certification Examination Date September 8, 2018
    Continuing Certification Examination Date(s) September 8–22, 2018
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Sleep Medicine Examinations 2017
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) February 17
    First Deadline to Submit the Online Application ($1,300; No Late Fee Assessed) May 5
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration May 15
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 23
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 23
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements 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
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee November 13
    All Sleep Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2018
    Final Deadline to meet all certification requirements (residency verification) April 30, 2018
    Examination Date November 20
    Examination Results To be determined
       
    Sleep Medicine Examinations 2018
    CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL 2018
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) February 16
    First Deadline to Submit the Online Application ($1,300; No Late Fee Assessed) May 4
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration February 23
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 15
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 15
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 22
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination June 22
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE   August 15
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee October 19
    Examination Date October 30, 2018
    Examination Results To be determined
     
     

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