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SOME IM CERTIFICATION EXAM APPOINTMENTS CANCELED Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

With capacity reduced at all Pearson VUE test centers to maintain safety, some appointments (less than 20%) to take the Internal Medicine Certification Examination have been canceled and must be rescheduled. If this applies to you, you should have received this email, which clarifies what your next steps are.

More than 68% of affected candidates have already rescheduled. So, be sure to reschedule soon if you haven’t done so already.

Technical Support for those taking the Knowledge Check-In at home/in office Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

Technical assistance on the day of your Knowledge Check-In assessment is available by chatting with a Pearson VUE agent. We are here to help! You may also call 800-606-0259 to reach an ABIM Customer Relationship Advocate, in the event you are unable to connect to a Pearson VUE agent.

Coronavirus Updates Expand/Collapse the ABIM alert.

At ABIM we are actively monitoring the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and will post regular updates about any changes to scheduled assessments.
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.

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Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Maintenance of Certification Assessments

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology MOC Exam Dates

You may schedule an appointment within the time frames listed below. After registering you will be prompted to select a specific appointment time to begin on exam day.

For assessment dates that are offered to candidates who have a documented disability that requires a special testing schedule, please see the Special Accommodation dates below.

Traditional MOC Exam Dates

MOC Exam Date Options Registration Dates
Fall 2020: Oct. 21, 2020 Dec. 1, 2019 through Aug. 15, 2020
Fall 2021: Oct. 14, 2021 Dec. 1, 2020 through Aug. 15, 2021

Knowledge Check-In Dates

Knowledge Check-In Date Options* Registration Dates
Fall 2020: Oct. 20, 21 or 27, 2020 Dec. 1, 2019 through Aug. 15, 2020

* In order to take this assessment online (outside of a test center at a location of your choosing) you must perform and pass a system check on the computer you plan to use to take the exam.

Dates available for some exams may be limited due to fewer physicians maintaining certification in these highly-specialized areas. ABIM still offers physicians in these specialties the choice of the shorter Knowledge Check-In that can be taken every two years at their home, workplace or test center, or the traditional long-form exam taken once every ten years at a test center.

Special Accommodation Traditional MOC Exam Dates*

MOC Exam Date Options Registration Dates
Fall 2020: Oct. 19-23, 2020 Dec. 1, 2019 through Aug. 15, 2020
Fall 2021: Oct. 25-29, 2021 Dec. 1, 2020 through Aug. 15, 2021
* These exam dates are only offered to candidates who have a documented disability requiring a special testing schedule, as provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please see the ABIM policy on Testing Accommodations for Exam Takers with Disabilities.

Special Accommodation Knowledge Check-In Dates*

Knowledge Check-In Date Options** Registration Dates
Fall 2020: Oct. 7-10, 2020 Dec. 1, 2019 through Aug. 15, 2020
* These dates are only offered to candidates who have a documented disability requiring a special testing schedule, as provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please see the ABIM policy on Testing Accommodations for Exam Takers with Disabilities.
** In order to take this assessment online (outside of a test center at a location of your choosing) you must perform and pass a system specification check on the computer you plan to use to take the exam.


Important Notes

  • All deadlines are as of 11:59 p.m. ET (Eastern time) on the dates listed above.
  • Exam dates and availability 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 17, 2018, the cancellation deadline would be 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.)
  • 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 Detailed score reports will be released within one to three months of the exam date.