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Specialty Examiner (OB GYN) Self-Nomination

Annual Application Period September 1 - February 1



Required Qualifications for Specialty Certifying Examiners


  1. Nominees must be an ABOG Diplomate in Obstetrics and Gynecology for at least three full years and be participating in Maintenance of Certification.
  2. 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.
  3. Nominees must be involved in undergraduate medical education (students) or preferably graduate medical education (residents or fellows).
  4. 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).
  5. If a nominee is chosen, their term as an examiner will not exceed 10 years or past the age of 62.



Self-Nomination Process


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.


Submit Nomination Form