OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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Upcoming Exams and Deadlines

Fall Oral Exams (in-person)

Exam: Sept. 29, 2021 in Orlando, Fla.
Applications open: June 11, 2021 | APPLY NOW
First deadline: Aug. 15, 2021 (late fee of $500)
Final deadline (closed): Aug. 30, 2021

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

The Fall Oral Exams will take place in conjunction with the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) 2021 Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons. The 2021 Annual Clinical Assembly (ACA) will be held September 29th through Oct. 3, 2021, at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla. Offering educational programming across six surgical disciplines (cardiothoracic and vascular, general, neurological, plastic and reconstructive, proctological, and urological), the ACA is the trademark conference of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, attracting over 1,200 surgeons from across the country. The AOBS Oral Exams will be held at the same venue on September 29th. To learn more about the ACA, visit https://www.facos.org/aca.

Fall Qualifying Examination

Exam: Oct. 20-21, 2021 (remote proctored)
Applications open: May 15, 2021 | APPLY NOW
First deadline: Aug. 1, 2021 (late fee of $500)
Final deadline (closed): Sept. 16, 2021

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urological Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care Subspecialty

Fall OCC Recertification Examination

Exam: Oct. 1 – 31, 2021, via MonitorEDU (remote online proctoring platform)
Applications open: May 15, 2021 | APPLY NOW
First deadline: Aug. 1, 2021 (late fee of $500)
Final deadline (closed): Sept. 16, 2021

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urological Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care Subspecialty