If you choose to participate in the ABOS WLA, the ABOS recommends that you begin in 2019.
You must correctly answer 120 questions in six participating years by 2026 or achieve five Quality Years by 2026. A year is considered participating once your first question is administered. A Quality Year is achieved by correctly answering 24 out of 30 questions.
You must submit your Recertification Application, Application Fee, Case List, and CME/SAE requirements by December 1, 2027 (can also apply by December 1, 2025 or December 1, 2026).