• Important Dates for Residents
    Date(s) Activity

    Mid-April 2014

    ABEM sends online certification application information to graduating residents via their EM program directors.

    April 15 -
    July 1, 2014

    Physicians who submit completed online certification applications to ABEM pay an application fee of $420*.

    July 2 -
    August 1, 2014

    Physicians who submit completed online certification applications to ABEM pay an application fee, plus an additional late fee*, for a sum total of $575*.

    August 2 -
    October 1, 2014

    Physicians who submit completed online certification applications to ABEM pay an application fee, plus an additional late fee*, for a sum total of $1,295*.

    Mid-July 2014

    ABEM begins mailing approval letters and qualifying examination registration information to candidates as their applications are approved.

    May 1 -
    November 6, 2014

    Candidates who register online for the qualifying examination pay a regular examination fee $960*.

    November 7 - 13, 2014

    Candidates who register online for the qualifying examination pay the examination fee plus an additional late fee* for a sum total $1,965*.

    May 1 -
    November 21, 2014

    Registered candidates may schedule qualifying examination appointments at Pearson VUE computer-based testing centers in over 200 locations around the country.

    November 17 - 22, 2014

    ABEM administers the qualifying examination in testing centers.

    Mid-January 2015

    ABEM mails the qualifying examination results by this date.

    Early February 2015

    ABEM mails spring and fall oral certification examination assignments for 2014 examinations by this date.

    *Fees subject to change without notice. Application fees and application late fees are non-refundable.

    2015 qualifying examination will be administered November 16 - 21, 2015. 
    Registration fees to be determined.