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Sign in to your Physician Portal to view any remaining requirements for the year. Not completing these requirements by 12/31/18 could result in a change to your certification status.

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Key Dates for the Academic Year

December - March

  • December 1, 2017 - April 14, 2018: Internal Medicine Initial Certification Registration Period
  • April 15, 2018 - April 28, 2018: Late Registration Period

March - June

  • January 8, 2018 - June 14, 2018: Subspecialty Initial Certification Registration Period
  • June 15, 2018 - June 28, 2018: Late Registration Period

August 

  • ABIM Internal Medicine Certification Examination is administered
  • All residents must finish training on or before August 31 in order to take the ABIM Internal Medicine Certification Examination administered earlier in August of the same year

October/November

  • Initial subspecialty examinations are administered in October/November
  • All fellows must finish training on or before October 31 in order to take a subspecialty examination in the same year
  • All residents and fellows must first become certified in internal medicine to be eligible to take a subspecialty examination
  • The internal medicine and subspecialty examinations may not be taken in the same year

For exam dates visit Certification Exam Information.