Board-eligible status begins upon completion of your training program and ends Dec. 31 of the sixth year after you complete training. View eligibility requirements for AOA board certification.
Select Your Specialty
The American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine administers primary and subspecialty board certification in the following areas. Primary Certification: Internal Medicine Subspecialty Certification: Cardiology Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Critical Care Medicine Endocrinology Gastroenterology Geriatric Medicine Hematology Infectious Disease Interventional Cardiology Nephrology Oncology Pulmonary Disease Rheumatology Conjoints: Addiction Medicine Allergy and Immunology Correctional Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine Pain Medicine Sleep Medicine Sports Medicine Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Complete all application and examination requirements for certification through the specialty certifying board. Your Internal Medicine primary or subspecialty certification will remain active for 10 years following date of issue provided you successfully complete Osteopathic Continuous Certification requirements.
Maintain Your Certification
Complete the four components of Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) to promote patient care, practice enhancement and lifelong learning throughout your career.