OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Read the latest on the launch of AOBEM's new Continuous Osteopathic Recertification Exam

Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

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 Emergency Medicine, 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

July 11-Oct. 3, 2020

AOBEM Written (Part I) Exam

Location: Prometric testing centers (testing window extended due to limited availability)

July 11-Oct. 3, 2020

OCC Cognitive (recert) Exam (for expired certifications only)

Location: Prometric testing centers (testing window extended due to limited availability)

Nov. 9-12, 2020

AOBEM Oral (Part II) Exam - POSTPONED

Nov. 16, 2020

Applications open for AOBEM Written (Part I Exam) & OCC Cognitive (recert) Exam (for expired certifications only)

Dec. 1, 2020

Final deadline to register for AOBEM’s CORE 2020: Continuous Osteopathic Recertification Examination

Feb. 1, 2021

First application deadline for AOBEM Written (Part I Exam) & OCC Cognitive (recert) Exam (for expired certifications only)

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