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 Pathology administers primary and subspecialty board certification in the following areas.
Complete all application and examination requirements for certification through the specialty certifying board. Your primary certification in Anatomic Pathology and/or Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine 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.