All candidates applying for Board Qualification or Board Certification, and all diplomates applying for re-credentialing, should read and become fully aware of the information contained in the Examination Information and Requirements before proceeding to any exam applications.
Note: Individuals who completed a Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR) that did not also include a Podiatric Orthopedics Residency (POR) or a Primary Podiatric Medicine Residency (PPMR) are not eligible to sit for the ABPM examinations. For further information on this issue, please click here.
Candidates without board qualified status who completed a CPME-approved residency sequence of less than three years have until December 31, 2018 to complete the ABPM Board Certification process. Beginning January 1, 2019, such candidates are ineligible for ABPM certification.
Candidates with board qualified status who completed a CPME-approved residency of less than three years may pursue Board Certification until expiration of their Board Qualified status. Candidates may re-apply for the qualification examination, however they must become board certified no later than the 2018 examination cycle.