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COVID-19 Updates Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

ABIM is actively monitoring news around COVID-19 and will post regular updates about any changes to scheduled assessments or other impacts to MOC related activities.
Scheduled for an assessment this year? ABIM is working with Pearson VUE to ensure your safety throughout your exam day. Learn more about what to expect at test centers.
Please follow the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the most up-to-date information on the virus.

Complete requirements by 12/31/2022 to avoid a change in certification status Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

After an extension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MOC requirement deadlines are resuming this year. This means you may have one or more MOC requirements due by 12/31/2022. If you do, your personalized Physician Portal will display red and yellow indicators next to the requirement(s) that need your attention. Be sure to complete any outstanding requirements before the end of year to avoid a change in your certification status.

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Sports Medicine Certification Exam

Schedule Your Sports Medicine Certification Exam

If you are eligible to sit for the exam, you can schedule it through your Physician Portal during the open registration window. Test appointments are filled on a first-come, first-served basis by the test vendor.

How to schedule:

  1. Go to the My Assessments page in your Physician Portal.
  2. Click on the green “Register” button next to the exam you wish to take.
  3. Complete the registration steps.
  4. Once you have completed the registration steps you will be contacted by ABIM with instructions on how to schedule your appointment with the vendor used by American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM).

After scheduling:

  • You will receive a reminder e-mail from ABIM two weeks prior to your exam date.

Before your exam date:

  • Familiarize yourself with ABIM’s exam policies.
  • Complete the certification exam tutorial to prepare yourself for the test format.
  • A reminder email will be sent two weeks prior to your exam date.
  • You are responsible for making your own travel and hotel reservations. Recommendations for overnight accommodations are not available from ABIM or the test vendor.

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