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

March 1, 2021

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

March 15, 2021

Application deadline for Emergency Medical Services & Medical Toxicology Initial & OCC Cognitive Exams

March 20-27, 2021

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

Location: Remote Proctored Exam

March 29 - April 3, 2021

Emergency Medical Services & Medical Toxicology Initial & OCC Cognitive Exams

Location: Remote Proctored Exam

June 21, 2021

Application available for AOBEM Written (Part I) Exam & OCC Cognitive (recert) Exam (for expired certifications only)

Aug. 31, 2021

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

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