American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Surgery of the Hand Calendar

2023 Surgery of the Hand Examination

sept
2022

Application available by logging in to your ABOS Dashboard

1
feb
2023

Deadline for Application, Finalized Case List, and Application Fee, submitted through your ABOS Dashboard, by 4 pm ET

15
feb
2023

Late deadline for Application, Finalized Case List, Application Fee, and Late Fee, submitted through your Diplomate Dashboard, by 4 pm ET

april
2023

Credentials Committee meets to determine admissibility. Notification of admission is posted online.

11
may
2023

Examination scheduling begins

15
may
2023

Deadline for submission of $1,400 examination fee.

2
aug
2023

Initial Certification: Examination administered at Pearson Vue Test Centers.

2
aug
2023

Recertification: Examination administered at Pearson Vue Test Centers BEGINS

14
oct
2023

Recertification: Examination administered at Pearson Vue Test Centers ENDS

dec
2023

Examination results available on Diplomate Dashboard

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