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Exam Dates and Fees for Subspecialties

Subspecialty Initial Certification Examinations and Fee Schedules

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.

The following exam fees are valid for 2019 and 2020 examinations:
Regular Registration: $2,900
Late Registration: $3,245 (includes an additional $345 late fee)

2019 Summer/Fall Examinations

Sports Medicine July 15, 2019 - July 20, 2019
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Nov. 5, 2019
Sleep Medicine Nov. 6, 2019
Pediatric Endocrinology Nov. 7, 2019
Pediatric Hospital Medicine Nov. 12 - 13, 2019
Pediatric Gastroenterology Nov. 14, 2019
   
Regular Registration Feb. 1, 2019 - April 1, 2019
Late Registration April 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Summer Examination: If you wish to withdraw your Sports Medicine application and receive the refundable exam fee, the ABP must receive a signed notification by June 4, 2019. The processing and late fees, if applicable, will be retained by the ABP. Fees are not transferable.

Fall Examinations: If you wish to withdraw your application and receive the refundable exam fee, the ABP must receive a signed notification by October 10, 2019. The processing and late fees, if applicable, will be retained by the ABP. Fees are not transferable.

2020 Spring Examinations

Adolescent Medicine March 26, 2020
Pediatric Nephrology March 30, 2020
Child Abuse Pediatrics March 30, 2020
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine March 31, 2020
 
Regular Registration Aug. 1, 2019 - Sept. 30, 2019
Late Registration Oct. 1, 2019 - Oct. 31, 2019

Spring Examinations: If you wish to withdraw your application and receive the refundable exam fee, the ABP must receive a signed notification by Feb. 26, 2020. The processing and late fees, if applicable, will be retained by the ABP. Fees are not transferable.

2020 Summer and Fall Examinations

Sports Medicine To be determined
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Oct. 15, 2020
Medical Toxicology Oct. 22, 2020
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Nov. 4, 2020
Pediatric Cardiology Nov. 5, 2020
Pediatric Pulmonology Nov. 17, 2020
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Oct. 19, 2020
 
Regular Registration Feb. 3, 2020 - March 31, 2020
Late Registration April 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020

Summer Examination: If you wish to withdraw your Sports Medicine application and receive the refundable exam fee, the ABP must receive a signed notification by June 4, 2020. The processing and late fees, if applicable, will be retained by the ABP. Fees are not transferable.

Fall Examinations: If you wish to withdraw your application and receive the refundable exam fee, the ABP must receive a signed notification by Oct. 1, 2020. The processing and late fees, if applicable, will be retained by the ABP. Fees are not transferable.

IMPORTANT: Computer technical difficulties, operator error or difficulties arising from username or password problems (eg, forgotten password or inability to log into 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. Eastern Standard or Eastern Daylight Time deadline. Please be aware that it can take up to 48 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.

Test Accommodations

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