Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology

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 Dermatology, 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

Aug. 1, 2018

Application deadline for Primary Dermatology Exam and Mohs Micrographic Surgery Subspecialty Exam

Exams held at Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Oct. 12, 2018

Primary & Subspecialty Initial Certifying and OCC Exams

Exams held at Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter