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 2016.

REMINDER: The AOBA exam application deadline is March 1, 2016. If you have already submitted an application for an upcoming AOBA exam, please contact the AOBA ( or 312-202-8279) to confirm your status.

March 1, 2016
Application Deadline for:
Written, Oral, Subspecialty, and OCC Exams
1st Clinical Examination Application Deadline

March 11, 2016
OCC Cognitive Examinations
Pain Management Examination
InterContinental Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

April 2016
BOS Meeting
Chicago O'Hare Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

August, 2016
Written Examination
OCC Cognitive Examinations
Pain Management Examination
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

August 15, 2016
2nd Clinical Examination Application Deadline

September 2016
Oral Examination
Seattle, Washington

November, 2016
BOS Annual Meeting
Chicago O'Hare Hilton
Chicago, Illinois
​The second study module for 2015 has been posted. It covers several topics in Neuroanesthesia. With the late edition, please be advised that there may not be enough time to create further modules for the remainder of the year. Adjust accordingly. 

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

Posted 7/30/2015