All of the deadlines listed below are consistent with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the administrator of the Geriatric Examination.  To avoid a late registration fee, begin your application, submit appropriate fee and advance beyond the payment page prior to the "First Deadline to Submit Online Application" deadline.  

Fall 2021 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

February 12, 2021

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1300; No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

May 3, 2021
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions February 25, 2021

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

June 14, 2021
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  June 14, 2021
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 21, 2021
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  June 21, 2021

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

(Please contact Pearson Vue to make changes or select Test Center)

August 16, 2021
Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee October 22, 2021
Certification & Continuing Certification Examination Date November 3, 2021
Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training
(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification examination)
February 28, 2022
Examination Results  To Be Determined

 


 

Spring 2022 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

October 15, 2021

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1300; No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

December 6, 2021
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions December 15, 2021

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

January 31, 2022
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  January 31, 2022
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements February 7, 2022
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  February 7, 2022

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

(Please contact Pearson Vue to make changes or select Test Center)

February 14, 2022
Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee April 1, 2022
Continuing Certification Examination Date April 12, 2022
Examination Results  To Be Determined
 

Fall 2022 Important Examination Dates

GERIATRIC MEDICINE CERTIFICATION & CONTINUING CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

Deadline Description Date

Registration Begins

(Online Application Available)

February 11, 2022

First Deadline to Submit Online Application

($1300; No late fee assessed if application is advanced beyond payment page by this date)

May 2, 2022
ABIM Begins Sending Email Communications with Test Center Reservation Instructions February 25, 2022

Final Deadline to Submit Online Application

June 13, 2022
Deadline to Submit Special Testing Accommodations Documentation  June 13, 2022
Deadline to Clear Pending Requirements June 20, 2022
Deadline to Make Official Name Change with ABFM for Examination  June 20, 2022

Deadline to Select Testing Date/Location

(Please contact Pearson Vue to make changes or select Test Center)

August 15, 2022
Deadline to Withdraw from Test Center Without Cancellation Fee October 7, 2022
Certification & Continuing Certification Examination Date October 19, 2022
Deadline to Complete Geriatric Fellowship Training
(Only applicable to physicians applying to take the certification examination)
January 31, 2023
Examination Results  To Be Determined