Annual Application Period September 1 - February 1
Required Qualifications for Specialty Certifying Examiners
- Nominees must be an ABOG Diplomate in Obstetrics and Gynecology for at least three full years and be participating in Maintenance of Certification.
- Nominees may not be in a subspecialty certification process, with the exception of Complex Family Planning Senior Candidates, who are eligible to apply for Specialty examiner.
- Nominees must be involved in undergraduate medical education (students) or preferably graduate medical education (residents or fellows).
- Nominees must practice in the United States and be clinically active (involved in patient care at least an average of a half day per week averaged over a month).
- If a nominee is chosen, their term as an examiner will not exceed 10 years or past the age of 62.
IMPORTANT NOTE: To submit the online form required to complete the self-nomination process, self-nominees will need to upload a photo, a CV in PDF format, plus a completed Examiner Endorsement Form.
Confirmation of receipt of a submitted self-nomination will be sent within one week of submission. Updates on the status of submitted self-nominations will be available in the spring of 2024.