Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 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

Sept. 6 – Nov. 11, 2022

AOBPMR Longitudinal Assessment Registration

Oct. 19-20, 2022

AOBPMR Exam (Part I Written Exam)


April 15, 2023

AOBPMR Exam (Part II Oral Exam)


Oct. 19, 2023

AOBPMR Written Exam (Part I Exam)


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