OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry

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 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

Nov. 22, 2021 – April 7, 2022

Application Period for AOBNP Initial Primary Exams

Neurology and Psychiatry

Nov. 22, 2021 – April 7, 2022

Application Period for AOBNP Subspecialty Exams

Neurophysiology Initial Exam

Nov. 22, 2021 -April 7, 2022

Application Period for AOBNP Subspecialty OCC Exams

Child/Adolescent Neurology, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Neurophysiology

April 22, 2022

AOBNP Initial Primary Exam Administration

Neurology and Psychiatry

Location: Remotely proctored via MonitorEdu

April 22, 2022

AOBNP Subspecialty Exam Administration

Neurophysiology Initial Exam

Location: Remotely proctored via MonitorEdu

April 22, 2022

AOBNP Subspecialty OCC Exam Administration

Child/Adolescent Neurology, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Neurophysiology

Location: Remotely proctored via MonitorEdu

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