Exam Dates and Fees for Subspecialties

Subspecialty Initial Certification Exam Dates and Fees

2021 and 2022 Examinations


2021 Summer and Fall Exams

Registration and exam dates are updated as information becomes available. The deadline to register for ALL exams is 3 p.m. ET by the registration dates noted below.

Regular Registration: $2,900 (includes $750 processing fee)
Late Registration: $3,245 (includes $345 late fee)

Sports Medicine July 6-10, 2021
Sleep Medicine Nov. 3, 2021
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Nov. 9, 2021
Pediatric Endocrinology Nov. 10, 2021
Pediatric Gastroenterology Nov. 16, 2021
 
Regular Registration (login required) Feb. 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021
(no exceptions)*
Late Registration (login required) April 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021
(no exceptions)*
 

2021 Sports Medicine Exam Withdrawal Deadline**: June 14, 2021
Fall 2021 Exams Withdrawal Deadline**: Oct. 25, 2021

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2022 Spring Subspecialty Exams

Registration and exam dates are updated as information becomes available. The deadline to register for ALL exams is 3 p.m. ET by the registration dates noted below.

Regular Registration: $2,900 (includes $750 processing fee)
Late Registration: $3,245 (includes $345 late fee)

Adolescent Medicine March 24, 2022
Pediatric Nephrology March 30, 2022
Child Abuse Pediatrics March 30, 2022
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine March 29, 2022
 
Regular Registration (login required) Aug. 2, 2021 – Sep. 30, 2021
(no exceptions)*
Late Registration (login required) Oct. 1, 2021 – Oct. 29, 2021
(no exceptions)*
 

Spring 2022 Exams Withdrawal Deadline**: February 25, 2022

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2022 Fall Subspecialty Exams

Registration and exam dates are updated as information becomes available. The deadline to register for ALL exams is 3 p.m. ET by the registration dates noted below.

Regular Registration: $2,900 (includes $750 processing fee)
Late Registration: $3,245 (includes $345 late fee)

Sports Medicine July 12-16, 2022
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Nov. 3, 2022
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Nov. 1, 2022
Medical Toxicology TBD by ABEM
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Nov. 3, 2022
Pediatric Cardiology Nov. 1, 2022
Pediatric Pulmonology Nov. 29, 2022
Pediatric Hospital Medicine Nov. 8-9, 2022
 
Regular Registration (login required) Feb. 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022
(no exceptions)*
Late Registration (login required) April 1, 2022 – April 29, 2022
(no exceptions)*
 

Sports Medicine Exam Withdrawal Deadline**: June 13, 2022
Withdrawal deadline for the other fall exams**: Oct. 24, 2022

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*Computer or Technical Difficulties

Computer or technical issues, operator error, or difficulties arising from username or password problems, e.g., forgotten password or inability to log in to the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) application system due to an inconsistency with the spelling of names, must be resolved and the application completed and submitted before the 3 p.m. ET deadline. Please be aware that it can take up to 48 business hours (excluding weekends) to resolve certain technical difficulties. The ABP makes every effort to assist with these issues promptly; however, applicants are responsible for verifying their ability to apply well before the deadline. No exceptions will be allowed for applicants who miss the application deadline.

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Test Accommodations

Applicants who require test accommodations must notify the ABP by submitting a completed New Request Form (PDF) or Repeat Request Form (PDF).

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**Exam Withdrawal Information

If you wish to withdraw your application and receive the refundable exam fee, the ABP must receive a signed notification by the deadline date. The processing and late fees, if applicable, will be retained by the ABP. Fees are not transferable.

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