• Pediatric Emergency Medicine Certification Examination Description

    The Pediatric Emergency Medicine subspecialty certification examination is a comprehensive computer-delivered examination, at a proctored testing center, covering the breadth of the field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  The examination appointment time is 5 hours and 30 minutes which includes registration, an introduction, tutorial, the examination, optional breaks, and a survey.  The examination is divided into two examinations sections of 2 hours and 15 minutes each, containing approximately 225 multiple-choice questions divided among the two sections.

    The American Board of Pediatrics administers it every other year on the odd-numbered year.

    All test questions are developed and reviewed by the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Subboard.

    The content outline for the examination can be viewed on the ABP website at https://www.abp.org/ABPWebStatic/.