OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Timeline

The American Osteopathic Board of Radiology administers primary certification exams, subspecialty certification exams, and Osteopathic Continuous Certification requirements. The following stages represent key milestones in the process to obtain subspecialty board certification in Neuroradiology.

Certification Exam

1. In order to take the Neuroradiology Subspecialty Certification Exam, applicants must applicants must hold primary AOBR certification in Diagnostic Radiology and have completed a 1-year AOA-recognized fellowship program in neuroradiology.

2. The Neuroradiology Subspecialty Certification Exam is offered four times per year. The examination is typically offered once each spring and fall in Chicago and two times per year in conjunction with the AOCR Annual and Midyear conference.

Become Board Certified

3. Upon successful completion of all exam components, the AOBR will recommend osteopathic board certification to the AOA.

4. You will receive a letter from the AOA via email once certification has been approved.

5. You are now board certified. You will receive your certificate in the mail within 10-12 weeks of notification of approval.

6. Your subspecialty certification in Neuroradiology will remain active for 10 years following date of issue provided you successfully complete Osteopathic Continuous Certification requirements.

Osteopathic Continuous Certification

7. Maintain active licensure.

8. Participate in lifelong learning and continuing medical education.

9. Complete the cognitive assessment module.

10. Complete the practice performance assessment.

11. Maintain membership in the American Osteopathic Association.

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