Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology

Affirm your commitment to ongoing evidence-based education resulting in high-quality whole person care.

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Information for Candidates

Learn about the process to become AOA board certified in Anesthesiology, including required exams and eligibility criteria.

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Why Choose AOA?

Designed for physicians by physicians, AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients and employers.

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Maintaining Certification

Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC).

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Important Dates View All

Jan. – Dec. 15, 2024

AOBA 2024 Longitudinal Assessment

Feb. 1 – July 1, 2024

Application for AOBA Written Exam

Feb. 21 – July 22, 2024

Application for AOBA Subspeciality Exams (Initial and OCC)

Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesiology

March 14 – Aug. 14, 2024

Application for AOBA Clinical Exam

April 19 – Aug. 9, 2024

Application for AOBA Oral Exam

April – Sept. 2024

AOBA Clinical Exam Administration

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