ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

qualifications for certification

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION: FELLOWSHIP PATHWAY

REQUIRED CREDENTIALS

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Proof of an active medical license in the U.S. or Canada.

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Proof of completion of a residency in the U.S. or Canada.

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Active board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board or osteopathic medicine equivalent.

REQUIRED FELLOWSHIP DOCUMENTATION

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Proof of successful completion of an on-site clinical fellowship with an obesity component of at least 500 hours of training on the topic of obesity or obesity-related conditions.

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Letter of attestation from fellowship director confirming at least 500 hours of training on the topic of obesity or obesity-related conditions must accompany application.

EXAM ADMINISTRATION

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Once required credentials and fellowship documentation are completed, candidates may submit an application to sit for the certification exam. Click here to begin an application.

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The exam is offered on an annual basis at Prometric computer-based test centers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Click here to locate a test center.

MORE INFORMATION

 

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Click here to find a list of obesity medicine fellowship opportunities

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Early deadline: October 15 ($1,500 fee)

Final deadline: November 15 ($1,750 fee)

NEXT TEST WINDOW

February 26-March 1, 2018 (applications closed)

February 25-February 28, 2019 (info coming soon)

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