|Application Materials for Hospice and Palliative Medicine|
|Candidates can download application materials for their on-line examination and view other important information.
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Application Materials for Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Initial Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Maintenance of Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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Applicants with Disabilities
Information for Applicants with Disabilities and Qualifications for Testing Accommodations
Examinations administered in 2013 and 2014
Examinations administered in 2015 and 2016
Oral examinations will continue to conform to DSM-IV-TR.
|Initial Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine -- Return to top|
||December 12, 2013
|Deadline||March 14, 2013|
|Late Application Deadline||April 15, 2014|
Late Application Fee
|Admission Materials Emailed||May 12, 2014 (estimated)|
|2012 Content Outline||download (developed by the American Board of Internal Medicine)|
|2012 Format and Scoring||visit ABIM (developed by the American Board of Internal Medicine)|
|Choice of Dates||October 2, 2014|
|Next Choice of Dates||2016|
|Maintenance of Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine -- Return to top|
||There is no examination scheduled in 2014. Anticipated examination year is 2018.|
|Late Application Deadline||TBD|
Late Application Fee
|Admission Materials Mailed||TBD|
|Format and Scoring||TBD|
|Choice of Dates||TBD|
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