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AAOS Now

Published 4/1/2013

MOC May 1 Deadline Reminder

AAOS fellows whose certification expires in 2014, 2015, or 2016 and who plan to take the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examination in 2014 should check their MOC dashboards on the ABOS website (www.abos.org) for the application. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

AAOS fellows whose certification expires in 2014 must submit the following by May 1, 2013:

  • The application to take the exam
  • 120 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ (including self-assessment credits) from 2010–2012
  • For the computer examination pathway—a 3-month surgical case list, with a minimum of 14 consecutive cases, and a maximum of 75 consecutive cases (Those who do not meet the minimum should call the ABOS office for instructions.)
  • For the oral examination pathway—a 6-month list of surgical cases performed during 6 consecutive months (2012–2013)

Diplomates whose certificates expire in 2015 or 2016 who wish to take the recertification exam in 2014 must meet the same requirements and deadlines. Diplomates who are registered to participate in the current cycle of MOC should check their dashboards for the application materials. To complete these requirements, login to abos.org

For further assistance or clarification, call the ABOS at 919-929-7103.