This is the home page of the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology.

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.
Please mark your calendars for these important dates and deadlines for 2015.

April 2015
BOS Meeting
Chicago O'Hare Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

August 15, 2015
Written Examination
CAQ Pain Management Examination
CAQ Pain Management OCC Examination
OCC Cognitive Examination
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

August 15, 2015
2nd Clinical Examination Application Deadline

October 17, 2015
Oral Examination
Disney's Contemporary Resort
Orlando, Florida

November, 2015
BOS Annual Meeting
Chicago O'Hare Hilton
Chicago, Illinois
​At its Annual Board Meeting this past week, the members of the Board picked the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel for the site of this year's Written Examination and the second OCC Pain Management, Primary Pain Management, and OCC Cognitive examinations.

With the growing numbers of Clinical Examination requests the Board has received, we are looking for diplomates willing to be examiners. Anyone interested please contact Jessica as soon as possible.

Bryan Simms, D.O., F.A.O.C.A.

Posted 3/16/2015