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, 2024

AOBNP 2024 Longitudinal Assessment

Feb. 15 – May 16, 2024

Application for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Exam

*Note: This application is closed due to reaching maximum capacity.

Aug. 15 & 17, 2024

AOBNP Initial Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Exam Administration

June 1 – Oct. 31, 2024

Application for AOBNP 2025 Longitudinal Assessment

Jan. – Dec. 15, 2025

AOBNP 2025 Longitudinal Assessment

Oct. 17, 2024 – March 18, 2025

Application for AOBNP Initial Primary Exams

Neurology, Psychiatry

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