ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

qualifications for certification

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION: FELLOWSHIP PATHWAY

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REQUIRED CREDENTIALS

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Proof of an active, unrestricted medical license in the U.S. or Canada. Note: Training licenses are NOT accepted.

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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 Obesity Medicine fellowship recognized by the Obesity Medicine Fellowship Council. Completion date of fellowship must be in the 36 months prior to the exam application deadline.

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Letter of attestation from Obesity Medicine fellowship director confirming acceptable training on the topic of obesity or obesity-related conditions must accompany the application. Click here to download the required attestation letter template.

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 computer-based test centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

MORE INFORMATION

 

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Click here for a directory of obesity medicine fellowship programs

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Only physicians who have completed a fellowship recognized by the Obesity Medicine Fellowship Council may apply for certification through the Fellowship Pathway. All other fellowship-trained physicians should apply through the CME pathway.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

2024 Early Application Deadline: July 10, 2024 ($1,500 fee)

2024 Final Application Deadline: August 7, 2024 ($1,750 fee)

NEXT TEST WINDOW

October 14-26, 2024

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CONTACT

Tel: 303-770-9100
2696 S. Colorado Blvd.
Suite #340
Denver, CO 80222

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