OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

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 Family 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

Jan. 16-30, 2021

Spring 2021 EEIC Written (Cognitive) Exam

Location: PearsonVUE testing centers

March 18-21, 2021

Spring 2021 Initial Certification OMT Performance Exam & OCC/Recertification OMT Performance Exam

Location: Orlando, FL

April 5-11, 2021

Spring 2021 Geriatric Medicine CAQ Initial Certification & OCC/Recertification Written Exam

Location: PearsonVUE testing centers

April 5-18, 2021

Spring 2021 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam

Location: PearsonVUE testing centers

May 3-16, 2021

Spring 2021 OCC/Recertification Written (Cognitive) Exam

Location: PearsonVUE testing centers

Sept. 20-Oct. 3, 2021

Fall 2021 Initial Certification Written (Cognitive) Exam & Fall 2021 OCC/Recertification Written (Cognitive) Exam

Location: PearsonVUE testing centers

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