Annual Application Period February 1 - July 1
Required Qualifications for Subspecialty Certifying Examiners
- Nominees must be an ABOG Diplomate and certified in their subspecialty for at least three full years.
- Nominees must hold current, active certification and be participating in the Maintenance of Certification process for their subspecialty.
- Nominees must be involved in OB GYN resident education, but it is not mandatory to be directly involved with the education of fellows.
- Nominees must 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. The endorsement form will also be provided in the self-nomination process.
- Nominees must complete the self-nomination online form by July 1 before being placed on the list of potential subspecialty examiners to be considered for the following year of subspecialty certifying examinations.
- New and alternate examiners from the list will be selected based on demographic characteristics (age, gender, race/ethnicity, location, etc.) representative of ABOG diplomate characteristics and based on those examiners rolling off.
- The Chief of Assessments will invite new and alternate examiners by the end of the year for the following April subspecialty certifying examinations.
- Self-nominations are considered annually. If a nominee is not selected for the upcoming exam cycle, a new application should be made for future consideration.