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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. 31, 2024

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care Subspecialty

Fall Oral Examination (virtual remote-proctored)

Exam: Oct. 1, 2022
Applications open: May 1, 2022
First deadline: Aug. 17, 2022 (late fee of $500)
Final deadline (closed): Aug. 31, 2022

  • General Surgery

Exam: Oct. 15, 2022
Applications open: May 15, 2022
First deadline: Aug. 31, 2022 (late fee of $500)
Final deadline (closed): Sept. 7, 2022

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

Spring 2023 Oral Examination (virtual) – General Surgery

Exam: April 29, 2023
Applications open: Oct. 29, 2022
First deadline: Feb. 29, 2023
Final deadline (closed): March 29, 2023

Spring Oral Examination (virtual) – Specialties

Exam: April 22, 2023
Applications open: Oct. 22, 2022
First deadline: Feb. 22, 2023
Final deadline (closed): March 22, 2023

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