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Initial Certification indicates that physicians have met rigorous standards through intensive study, accredited training and evaluation and that they have the clinical judgment, skills and attitudes essential for the delivery of excellent patient care.

MOC is a professionally determined standard that attests that an internist is staying current in knowledge and practice throughout his/her career.

For more than 75 years, Certification by ABIM has stood for the highest standard in internal medicine and its 20 subspecialties.

Section: Adolescent Medicine Certification Exam

Schedule Your Adolescent Medicine Certification Exam

To sit for the Adolescent Medicine Certification Exam:

  1. Complete and submit an online application during an open registration period.
  2. After you have successfully registered, ABIM will forward you information to American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). ABP will confirm with ABIM that your information has been forwarded to the computer testing administrator. When ABIM receives confirmation that your information is forwarded, you will receive an e-mail from ABIM that explains how to schedule a testing center and date.
  3. Once ABIM receives confirmation that your information is forwarded, you will receive an e-mail from ABIM that explains how to schedule a testing center and date.

It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to be aware of and comply with registration deadlines. In fairness to all candidates, ABIM adheres firmly to its published deadlines for registration and late registration for its examinations. Candidates are strongly urged to apply early in the registration period.