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AOBA announces postponement of September 2020 Oral Written Exams VIEW MORE

Upcoming Exams and Deadlines

Clinical Exam
All clinical exams have been postponed. More details to follow soon.

Oral Exam
All oral exams have been postponed. More details to follow soon.

May 14, 2021
Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesiology, and OCC Pain Management
Exam Date: May 14, 2021
Location: Remotely Proctored
Application Dates: Feb. 1, 2021 – April 5, 2021
Initial late fee deadline: March 3, 2021 ($600 exam fee)
Between March 4 – April 5 the Exam fee is $780 ($600 exam fee + $180 late fee)
Final deadline: April 5, 2021

June 1-30, 2021
General Anesthesiology Cognitive Assessment (OCC Component 3)
Location: Remote (Location of your convenience)
Application Period: March 1, 2021 – May 17, 2021
First application deadline: April 16, 2021 ($210 OCC annual fee)
Between April 17 – May 17 the Exam fee is $275 ($210 annual OCC fee + $65 late fee)
Final application deadline: May 17, 2021

August 2-7, 2021
General Anesthesiology Primary Written Exam
Location: Pearson VUE Testing Centers across the US
Application Period: March 2, 2021 – July 17, 2021
First application deadline: June 18, 2021 ($500 exam fee)
Between June 19 – July 17 the Exam fee is $650 ($500 exam fee + $150 late fee)
Final application deadline: July 17, 2021

Note: Approved candidates MUST register with Pearson VUE June 5 and Aug. 7
(candidates will receive notification from the AOBA on how to register after they are approved.)

Nov. 13, 2021
Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesiology, and OCC Pain Management
Location: Remotely Proctored
Application Period: Aug. 13, 2021– Oct. 28, 2021
First application deadline: Sept. 29, 2021 ($600 exam fee)
Between Sept. 30 – Oct. 28 the Exam fee is $780 ($600 exam fee + $180 late fee)
Final application deadline: Oct. 28, 2021

Nov. 1-30, 2021
General Anesthesiology Cognitive Assessment (OCC Component 3)
Location: Remote (Location of your convenience)
Application Period: June 1, 2021 – Oct. 15, 2021
First application deadline: Sept. 17, 2021 ($210 OCC annual fee)
Between Sept. 18 – Oct. 15 the Exam fee is $275 ($210 annual OCC fee + $65 late fee)
Final application deadline: Oct. 15, 2021