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 Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Subspecialty Certification Exam
1. In order to take the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Subspecialty Certification Exam, applicants must hold primary AOBR certification in diagnostic radiology and have completed a 1-year AOA-recognized or ACGME-accredited fellowship program in vascular and interventional radiology.
2. The Vascular and Interventional Radiology Subspecialty Certification Exam is offered once per year. The application period opens Oct. 1 and applications are due Dec. 1.
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 Vascular and Interventional Radiology 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.
10. Complete the practice performance assessment.