One of the requirements for sitting for the Qualifying Exam is a signed Residency Training Affidavit. Each resident's Program Director signs the affidavit, attesting to the resident's satisfactory competence and completion of the program. The affidavit now will be listed as a task on the current Program Director's ABOG portal. Program Directors should log in to their portal and click on the Sign Training Affidavits task to complete the process for residents who are completing training within the next 31 days of the current date. Test results will not be released to a candidate until the affidavit is completed.
Once the Program Director has signed electronically, verifying completion of training for a resident, Program Managers will be able to see a confirmation of completion of verification by the resident’s name on the program’s portal page in the Add/Maintain Residents Task.
If there are residents who have either transferred or withdrawn from your program, you will need to update their residency dates and status. Once you have updated this information, the Residency Training Affidavit Form will be made available under the task on the current Program Director's portal to complete. The program director will only be verifying the time that the resident spent in the program.
Residents must complete their training by September 30, 2022, to meet the requirements for the 2022 examination. If you have a resident whose residency has been extended beyond September 30, 2022, please contact the ABOG Examination Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any resident who takes the Specialty Qualifying Exam without successfully completing residency by September 30, 2022 will have the results voided. No refunds will be issued.
If you encounter problems or have questions, please call the Exam Department at 214-871-1619 or email at email@example.com. We are happy to assist you.
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|September 17, 2021||Applications available online|
|October 18, 2021||Last day to apply without late fee penalty|
|December 17, 2021||Final deadline to apply for the Qualifying Exam and pay the Application fee (with late fee applied)|
|September 2021 to February 2022||Candidates will be notified of approval to take the examination and to make a Pearson VUE Testing Center computer reservation|
|April 26, 2022||Last day to reserve seat at Pearson VUE prior to seat block release. Availability will be at a minimum after the reservation lifts|
|July 25, 2022||Qualifying Examination at testing centers|
|September 17, 2021 to October 18, 2021||$1600|
|October 19, 2021 to November 18, 2021||$1600 + $360 late fee = $1960|
|November 19, 2021 to December 17, 2021||$1600 + $840 late fee = $2440|