qualifications for certification
QUALIFICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION: FELLOWSHIP PATHWAY
Proof of an active, unrestricted medical license in the U.S. or Canada. Note: Training licenses are NOT accepted.
Proof of completion of a residency in the U.S. or Canada.
Active board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board or osteopathic medicine equivalent.
REQUIRED FELLOWSHIP DOCUMENTATION
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.
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.
The exam is offered on an annual basis at computer-based test centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.