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    Exam Dates

    Sports Medicine Examinations 2018
    SUMMER 2018
    Summer Examination Dates July 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14
    Examination Results (tentative) August 10
     
    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
    Examination Results (tentative) December 30
     
     
    Sports Medicine Examinations 2019
    SUMMER 2019
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) February 15
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) April 1
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) May 24
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation May 24
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 7
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam June 7
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline June 28
    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 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20 (2019)
    Examination Results (tentative) August 30
     
    FALL 2019
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) July 19
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) August 23
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) September 16
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation September 16
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements October 7
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam October 7
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline October 28
    All Sports Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2020
    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 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 (2019)
    Examination Results (tentative) December 31
     
     
    Adolescent Medicine Examinations 2019
    CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—SPRING
    Registration Begins (online applications available) October 12, 2018
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)   November 19, 2018
    Final Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,400 includes $100 non-refundable late fee) November 30, 2018
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation November 30, 2018
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements December 7, 2018
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Exam December 7, 2018
    Final Test Center Selection Deadline January 4
    Continuing Certification Examination Date(s) March 1 – September 30, 2019
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Geriatric Medicine Examinations 2018
    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
    Examination Results To be determined
     
     
    Geriatric Medicine Examinations 2019
    CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—SPRING 2019
    Registration Begins (online applications available) October 12, 2018
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed)   December 7, 2018
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration December 14, 2018
    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 March 29
    Examination Date April 8
    Examination Results To be determined
     
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL 2019
    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 15
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed)   May 3
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration February 25
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 14
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 14
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 21
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination June 21
    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, 2020
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee November 8
    Examination Date November 18
    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
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Hospice and Palliative Medicine Examinations 2019
    CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) February 15
    First Deadline for submission of application ($1,300 fee; no late fee assessed) May 3
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration February 25
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 14
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 14
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 21
    Deadline to make official name change with the ABFM for examination June 21
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE August 15  
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee September 27
    Examination Date October 10
    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
    Continuing Certification Examination Date(s) September 8–22
    Examination Results To be determined
       
       
    Pain Medicine Examinations 2019
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL
    Registration Begins (online applications available) December 7, 2018
    First Deadline to Submit Online Application ($1,300; no late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date) February 8
    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 19
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation April 19
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements April 26
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination April 26
    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 14
    Continuing Certification Examination Date(s) September 14-28
    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
    Examination Results To be determined
     
     
    Sleep Medicine Examinations 2019
    CERTIFICATION and CONTINUING CERTIFICATION—FALL 2019
    Registration Begins (Online Applications Available) February 15
    First Deadline to Submit the Online Application ($1,300; No Late Fee Assessed) May 3
    ABIM begins sending communications to candidates regarding test center registration February 25
    Final Deadline for submission of application ($1,400 fee; includes $100 non-refundable late fee) June 14
    Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation June 14
    Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 21
    Deadline to Make Official Name Change with the ABFM for Examination June 21
    Deadline to select or change test center by calling Pearson VUE   August 15
    All Sleep Medicine Fellowship training Must Be Completed (certification candidates only) February 28, 2020
    Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center without Cancellation Fee October 25
    Examination Date November 6
    Examination Results To be determined
     
     

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