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ABIM knows that we have many physicians whose lives have been upended by recent natural disasters. If you live or work near an affected area, we understand that the weather may have impacted your ability to take your Fall 2017 exam as scheduled. We have developed a series of options to help you get through this process as smoothly as possible. If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-441-ABIM (2246) or email

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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: Sleep Medicine Certification Exam

Schedule Your Sleep Medicine Certification Exam

To sit for the Sleep Medicine Certification Exam:

  1. Complete and submit an online application during an open registration period. Once your application is processed, you will receive a letter from ABIM with instructions on how to schedule a seat at a Pearson VUE test center.
  2. Schedule a seat with Pearson VUE either online or by phone upon receipt of your confirmation notice. Seat assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

You will be notified if you become ineligible to take the exam. For refund information, see Cancellation and Refund Policies.

Read the current re-examination policy for ABIM Board Certification exams.

Before your exam date: