American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Oral Recertification

2020 Oral Recertification Examination

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dec
2020

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

2021 Oral Recertification Examination

2
jan
2020

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

1
dec
2020

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

15
dec
2020

Late deadline with $350 late fee by 4 pm ET

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april
2021

Credentials Committee meets to determine approval of Recertification Applicants.

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may
2021

Diplomates receive an email when the Credentials Committee decision letters are posted to the Diplomate Dashboard.

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may
2021

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

12
june
2021

Deadline for uploading required documents and paying examination fee by 1 pm ET. Admission cards posted to the Diplomate Dashboard. Diplomates receive an email when they are posted.

19
june
2021

Late deadline for uploading required documents and paying examination fee by 1 pm ET

19
july
2021

Oral examinations administered at Palmer House in Chicago

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aug
2021

Examination results posted to the Diplomate Dashboard Diplomates receive an email when they are posted.

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