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Pilot Project Deadlines

Year Due for Recertification Exam Article Exam Start Date Pilot Application Available Pilot Application and Payment Deadline* Article Exam Question Deadline* Scores Finalized
2019 January 15, 2019 June 13, 2019 September 1, 2019 December 15, 2019 after December 15, 2019
2020** January 15, 2019 June 10, 2020 September 1, 2020 December 15, 2020 after December 15, 2020
2021** January 15, 2019 2022 2022 2022 2022
2022 January 15, 2019
  • Diplomates will be automatically transitioned to the permanent Article Assessment Pathway.
  • Any completed Pilot article exams will count towards the first permanent 3-year block.
  • Information on exam completion and payment deadlines will be available later in 2021.
2023 January 15, 2019
2024 January 15, 2019

*    No exceptions to deadlines
**  Due to the pandemic, diplomates due to recertify in 2020 and 2021 will be extended until December 31, 2022.  Diplomates will complete remaining article exams and submit the application and payment in 2022. Diplomates will be notified of their deadlines later in 2021.

  • Diplomates can complete mini-exams early, but the recertification date will be based off of the Article Exam Question Deadline.
  • Refer to the Requirement Status section of your ABPN Physician Folios account for information and deadlines for Continuing Certification requirements (CME, Self-Assessment, PIP).
  • Certificates will be mailed approximately 3 months after scores are finalized.