Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry

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Information for Candidates

Learn about the process to become AOA board certified in Neurology and Psychiatry, 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. – Dec. 15, 2023

AOBNP 2023 Longitudinal Assessment

June 1 – Oct. 31, 2023

Application for AOBNP 2024 Longitudinal Assessment

Oct. 19, 2023

AOBNP Exam Administration (initial certification and OCC exams)

Oct. 18, 2023 – March 19, 2024

Application period for AOBNP Initial Primary Exams

• Neurology
• Psychiatry

Oct. 18, 2023 – March 19, 2024

Application period for AOBNP Subspecialty Exams (initial certification and OCC)

• Geriatric Psychiatry
• Neurophysiology
• Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (OCC Only)

Jan. – Dec. 15, 2024

AOBNP 2024 Longitudinal Assessment

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