The American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology is the certifying board for anesthesiology and is dedicated to establishing and maintaining high standards for certification of osteopathic physicians in the practice of anesthesiology and other related subspecialties. The AOBA seeks to ensure that the physicians it certifies demonstrate expertise and competence in the field of anesthesiology. The AOBA is committed to delivery of quality healthcare to all patients by working with the AOA Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS) in the enhancement and continuous improvement of our certification process.

Future Exam Dates

March 9, 2017 (Chicago, IL)
Primary OCC Cognitive Assessment
Subspecialty Exams
Subspecialty OCC Cognitive Assessment
Clinical Applications
Application Period is October 1, 2016 - February 15, 2017

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August 19, 2017 (Chicago, IL)
(This Exam Date is Subject To Change)
Primary Written Exam
Subspecialty Exams
Primary OCC Cognitive Assessment
Subspecialty OCC Cognitive Assessment
Application Period is January 1, 2017 - May 15, 2017
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September 9, 2017 (Miami, FL)
Oral Examination
Clinical Applications
Application Period is March 1, 2017 - July 15, 2017
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Meetings and Conferences

​November 5-6, 2016
BOS Annual Meeting
Chicago O'Hare Hilton
Chicago, IL

Jan. 19-21, 2017
OMEL Conference 
Tampa, FL
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March 10-12, 2017
AOCA Mid-Year Seminar 
Chicago, IL
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September 10-13, 2017
The 65th AOCA Annual Convention 
Miami Beach, FL
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October 7-11,2017 
American Osteopathic Association - OMED 2017
Philadelphia, PA
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Application Exam Periods and Fees

March Exams and Clinical Application Approval
Application Period Opens: October 1, 2016
Initial Application Deadline: January 31, 2017
*Final Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

*Late Fees are :
Primary Written Exam - $250.00
Subspecialty Exams - $300.00
OCC Primary Exam - $500.00
OCC Subspecialty Exam - $250.00
Clinical Exam - $500.00
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Oral Exam and Clinical Application Approval
Application Period Opens: March 1, 2017
Initial Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
*Final Application Deadline: July 15, 2017

*Late Fees:
Oral exam - $500.00
Clinical Exam - $500.00​
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August Exams 
Application Period Opens: January 1, 2017
Initial Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
*Final Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

*Late Fees:
Primary Written Exam - $250.00
Subspecialty Exams - $300.00
OCC Primary Exam - $500.00
OCC Subspecialty Exam - $250.00
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​*Late Fees will be imposed after the initial application deadline through the final application deadline. All application fees including applicable late fees must be paid in full, in addition to all required documentation, for your application to be reviewed for eligibility to sit for all examinations.