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Upcoming Exams and Deadlines

Longitudinal Assessment (2022-2024 cycle)

Exam: Jan. 12, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2024
Applications now open
First deadline: Dec. 1, 2021
Final deadline (closed): Dec. 15, 2024

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care Subspecialty

Longitudinal Assessment (2022- 2023)

Exam: Jan. 18, 2023 – Sept. 30, 2023 (Annually)
Applications now open
Final deadline (closed): Dec. 15, 2023

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urological Surgery

Spring Qualifying Examination (only administered once per year)

Exam: April 25-27, 2023
Applications open: Oct. 25, 2022
First deadline: Feb. 25, 2023
Final deadline (closed): March 25, 2023

Fall Oral In-Person Examination – General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Urological Surgery

Exam: September 20, 2023
Applications Open: March 20, 2023
First Deadline: May 20, 2023
Final Deadline: June 20, 2023