Certifying Exam - 2021

2021 Certification Examination

Thursday, July 8
Friday, July 16

Candidates can select one date during the administration to take the exam.

A limited number of candidates remain eligible for the ABD’s 2021 traditional Certification Exam:

  • Individuals on a 4-year training plan who began residency training on July 1, 2018.
  • Individuals who graduated in 2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020 who have not yet been certified.

This exam will administered at Pearson VUE Testing Centers or via Pearson VUE online proctoring.  



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To serve the public and profession by setting high standards for dermatologists to earn and maintain Board certification.