Content Outline of Exam

American Board of Dermatology
Certification Examination Content Outline

The American Board of Dermatology (ABD) has produced this content outline to help dermatology residents understand the scope of information covered in the ABD certifying examination. This list is not exhaustive and content for examination questions will also come from new and evolving concepts. Hopefully, this will help guide preparation and alleviate some test preparation anxiety.

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