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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

March 29-31, 2022

Initial Certification Written Exam (Spring 2022)


Oct. 19-21, 2022

Initial Certification Written Exam (Fall 2022)


Nov. 7-9, 2022

Initial Certification Oral Exam (Fall 2022)


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