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.

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Important Dates

Feb. 15, 2019

Applications open for AOBA Oral and Clinical Exams

March 15, 2019

Applications due for AOBA Written Exam (spring)

March 15, 2019

Applications open for AOBA Written Exam (summer)

March 15, 2019

AOBA Subspecialty, OCC Subspecialty and Clinical Exams

April 29 to May 4, 2019

AOBA Written Exam (spring)

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July 15, 2019

Application deadline for AOBA Oral, Clinical and Written Exams