APPLIED Deadline Extended for Fellows Taking Subspecialty Exams

The Board has extended the deadline for fellows to take and pass the APPLIED Exam to Dec. 31, 2022. This extension allows the following fellows to take a 2020 subspecialty exam without first being certified in anesthesiology: Fellows who failed Week 1 of the APPLIED Exam Fellows who were unable to take the APPLIED Exam ...

Webinar Recording: ABA APPLIED Exam Plans with ABA Secretary

Updated July 9 @ 10:15 a.m. ET: It is with deep regret that the Board has cancelled APPLIED Exam Weeks 7.5-9. This decision was made in light of travel restrictions ordered by states and cities across the U.S. due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases and out of concern for the safety of our ...

Our plan for the 2021 APPLIED Exams

Updated July 9 @ 10:15 a.m. ET: It is with deep regret that the Board has cancelled APPLIED Exam Weeks 7.5-9. This decision was made in light of travel restrictions ordered by states and cities across the U.S. due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases and out of concern for the safety of our ...

Week 7.5 of the APPLIED Exam will proceed

Guided by the results of a recent survey sent to candidates and examiners scheduled to participate in Weeks 7.5-9 of the APPLIED Exam, we are proceeding with the administration of Week 7.5 (July 18-19) at our Assessment Center in Raleigh, N.C., with risk-mitigating operational modifications. We appreciate the significance of this exam and its impact ...

ABA Moves Forward with July ADVANCED Examination

The ABA is moving forward with the July ADVANCED Exam as scheduled. Our testing center partner, Pearson VUE, is taking extra precautions to create the safest possible environment for candidates, found here. We encourage candidates eligible to register for the ADVANCED Exam to do so by the June 25 deadline via their portal account. Due ...

Fellows and APPLIED Exams

During this extraordinary time, the Board is allowing the following fellows to take a 2020 ABA subspecialty exam without first being certified in anesthesiology: Fellows who passed Week 1 of the APPLIED Exam, but have not reported satisfactory medical licensure Fellows who failed Week 1 of the APPLIED Exam Fellows whose Week 2, 3, 4, ...

Seven new COVID-19 related MOCA Minute® questions now available

The ABA today released seven new COVID-19 Critical Care Medicine-related MOCA Minute® questions to share emerging knowledge of the virus and information that can be used immediately to safely manage patients during this pandemic. Here’s what diplomates need to know: COVID-19 questions will be posed to all diplomates upon launching MOCA Minute and regardless of their practice ...

ABA Cancels June BASIC Exam, Offers August Administration

We are cancelling the June BASIC Exam due to the incredible disruption in practice, training and study caused by COVID-19. We want physicians to be in the best position to take the exam and believe giving additional time to manage through the pandemic will help. We’re inviting residency programs to offer an Aug. 7 – ...

Fellowship Programs May Choose When/If to Administer 2020 ITE-Critical Care Medicine

Due to the escalating nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, fellows are rightly engaged in providing care to patients. Thus, we want to provide programs with the maximum flexibility to do what’s best for their fellows during this time. If your program prefers to administer the In-Training Exam-Critical Care Medicine on April 16-18, please proceed as ...

ABA releases new COVID-19 related questions in MOCA Minute®

The ABA continues to support its diplomates through the development of COVID-19 related MOCA Minute® questions designed to share new knowledge of the virus and important information that can be used immediately to safely manage patients during this pandemic. As of today, five new COVID-19 related questions have been made available to diplomates participating in ...