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Published 11/1/2011

Upcoming deadlines for Maintenance of Certification

For complete information, refer to the website of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, www.abos.org

Certificate Expiration

Exam Date

Deadline date

Requirement

2012, 2013, 2014

2012

12/15/2011

Exam fee due for those taking computer examination pathway: case list and exam fee due for those taking oral examination pathway

2013, 2014, 2015

2013

12/15/2011

120 CME credits, including 20 scored and recorded self-assessment examination (SAE) credits, earned in 2009–2011, for those taking either the computer or oral examination pathway

2013, 2014, 2015

2013

12/15/2011

3-consecutive month case list (max. 75 cases) performed during 2011 for those taking the computer examination pathway

2018

2016, 2017, 2018

12/15/2011

120 CME credits, including 20 scored and recorded SAE credits, earned in 2009–2011, for those taking either the computer or oral examination pathway