ABMS Sleep Medicine Certification Exam: Final Opportunity for Practice Pathway Applicants

The 2011 American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) sleep medicine certification exam will be the final opportunity for physicians to apply under the Practice Pathway; after this exam, all first-time applicants must have completed a formal sleep medicine fellowship program. The exam will be offered by these five member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS):

The following table shows the exam and registration dates that are currently available from each board:


Exam Date

Reg. Dates

Late Reg. Dates


Nov. 10, 2011

March 3 – May 2

May 3 – Aug. 1


Nov. 10, 2011

March 1 – May 1

May 2 – June 1


Nov. 10, 2011

Feb. 2 – May 1


Nov. 10, 2011

Feb. 1 – March 31

April 1 – May 2


Nov. 10, 2011

Jan. 7-April 1

April 2 – May 1

All dates and deadlines are subject to change. Physicians must submit an application through the board in which they hold their primary certification. Please consult the website of the appropriate board for more details.

2017-09-01T14:21:57+00:00February 18th, 2011|Professional Development|