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, 2023

AOBA 2023 Longitudinal Assessment

Oct. 14, 2023

AOBA Oral Exam Administration

Remote online platform

June 1 – Oct. 31, 2023

Application for AOBA 2024 Longitudinal Assessment

Oct. 2023 – March 2024

AOBA Clinical Exam Administration

Due to COVID-19, Clinical Exams may be conducted using an alternate forma if needed.

Oct. 18, 2023 – March 5, 2024

Application for AOBA Clinical Exam

Jan. – Dec. 15, 2024

AOBA 2024 Longitudinal Assessment

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