OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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

Oct. 18, 2021 – March 5, 2022

Application Period for AOBA Clinical Exam

March 2 – July 18, 2022

Application Period for AOBA Written Exam

April – Sept. 2022

AOBA Clinical Exam Administration

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

May 22, 2022 – Oct. 7, 2022

Application Period for AOBA Oral Exam

Aug. 2, 2022

AOBA Primary Written Exam

Location: Remotely proctored via MonitorEdu

Oct. 22, 2022

AOBA Primary Oral Exam

Location: Remotely proctored via MonitorEdu

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