American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

2020 Oral Recertification

2020 Oral Recertification Examination

2
jan
2019

Recertification Application opens. Surgical cases can be entered into ABOS's Scribe system.

2
dec
2019

Deadline for Application, CMEs/SAEs, Finalized Case List, and Application Fee, submitted through your Diplomate Dashboard, by 4 pm ET

16
dec
2019

Late deadline with $350 late fee

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march
2020

Credentials Committee meets to determine approval of Recertification Applicants. Diplomates receive an email when the Credentials Committee decision letters are posted to the Diplomate's Password-Protected Portal.

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april
2020

List of 12 selected cases posted to the Diplomate's Password-Protected Portal. Diplomates receive an email when they are posted. Diplomates begin uploading required documents.

5
june
2020

Deadline for uploading required documents and paying examination fee. Admission cards posted to the Diplomate's Password-Protected Portal. Diplomates receive an email when they are posted.

12
june
2020

Late deadline for uploading required documents and paying examination fee.

20
july
2020

Oral examinations administered at Palmer House in Chicago

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aug
2020

Examination results posted to the Diplomate's Password-Protected Portal. Diplomates receive an email when they are posted.

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