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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 Maintenance of Certification Exam

Adolescent Medicine MOC Exam Dates

The Adolescent Medicine Maintenance of Certification Exam is developed jointly with the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The exam is administered by ABP to candidates from all three Boards at the same time in the same testing centers. The standard for passing the examination will be identical for all Boards.

Schedule your exam with the test provider within the time frame of the registration dates listed below.

Exam Dates

Exam Date Options Registration Dates*
Fall 2017: Aug. 15 - Sept. 30, 2017 Mar. 1, 2017 through Sept. 1, 2017
Spring 2018: Mar. 1 - 31, 2018 Jan. 8, 2018 through Feb. 28, 2018
Fall 2018: Aug. 15 - Sept. 30, 2018 Mar. 1, 2018 through Sept. 1, 2018

Important Notes:

  • All deadlines are as of 11:59 p.m. ET (Eastern time) on the dates listed above.
  • All dates are subject to change.
  • Read more about how to Change or Cancel an Exam.
  • Cancellation deadline is two (2) days prior to scheduled examination date. (Example: For exams scheduled Thursday, May 18, 2017, the cancellation deadline would be 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.)
  • It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to be aware of and comply with seat scheduling deadlines. In fairness to all candidates, ABIM adheres firmly to its published seat scheduling deadlines for its examinations. Candidates are encouraged to apply early in the seat scheduling period.
  • Exam results will be released within three months of the exam date.