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Article Requirement Examples for Different Certifications and Timelines

Following are several examples of article requirements for different certification scenarios.

  • Single Certification/Not eligible for Pilot
  • Currently in 2020-2022 block, Meeting Requirements
  • Transitions to 2022-2024 block, Meeting Requirements

Article calculation: Read 30 Neurology articles in 2022-2024; 2025-2027, etc.

  • Multiple Certificates/Combined Article Option/Not Eligible for Pilot
  • Currently in 2020-2022 block, Meeting Requirements
  • Transitions to 2022-2024 block, Meeting Requirements

Article calculation: Read 50 articles in Child Neurology and epilepsy in 2024-2024, 2025-2027, etc.

  • Single Certification in the Pilot
  • Currently in 2018-2020 block, Meeting Requirements
  • Transitions to 2022-2024 block, Meeting Requirements
  • Article calculation: Pilot Project article assessment completions credited to 2022-2024 block.
  • Article assessment calculation in 2022-2024 based on number of successfully completed article assessments in Pilot; must equal 30 by end of 2022-2024 to continue with ABCC
  • Read 30 Psychiatry articles in 2022-2024, 2025-2027 etc.

  • Multiple Subspecialty Certifications/Combined Article Option/Not Eligible for Pilot
  • Currently in 2021-2023 block, Meeting Requirements
  • Transitions to 2022-2024 block, Meeting Requirements

Article calculation: Read 50 articles in CLP and GP in 2022-2024; 2025-2027; 2028-2030 etc.