Planning to take the ABP Certification Examination or other American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) exams? Below is a list of the pediatrics board exam dates.

2022 General Pediatrics Certifying Examination

The application must be completed and submitted by 3pm EST/EDT by the registration dates as below.

Exam DateRegular RegistrationLate Registration
Oct. 11, 12, or 13, 2022Jan. 14, 2022 – March 31, 2022April 1, 2022 – May 16, 2022

More information about the General Pediatrics Certifying exam date and fees can be found on the ABP website.

2022 Subspecialty Examinations

The registration deadline for all of the following exams is 3 pm EST/EDT by the registration dates noted below

Spring 2022 Examinations

ExamExam Date
Adolescent MedicineMar. 24, 2022
Neonatal-Perinatal MedicineMar. 29, 2022
Pediatric NephrologyMar. 30, 2022
Child Abuse PediatricsMar. 30, 2022
Regular RegistrationAug. 2, 2021 – Sept. 30, 2021
Late RegistrationOct. 1, 2021 – Oct. 29, 2021

Spring 2022 Exams Withdrawal Deadline is Feb. 25, 2022

Fall 2022 Examinations

ExamExam Date
Sports MedicineJuly 12-16, 2022
Hospice and Palliative MedicineNov. 1, 2022
Pediatric CardiologyNov. 1, 2022
Pediatric Transplant HepatologyNov. 3, 2022
Pediatric Critical Care MedicineNov. 3, 2022
Pediatric Hospital MedicineNov. 8-9, 2022
Pediatric PulmonologyNov. 29, 2022
Medical ToxicologyTBD by ABEM
Regular RegistrationFeb 1, 2022 – Mar. 31, 2022
Late RegistrationApr. 1, 2022 – Apr. 30, 2022

2022 Sports Medicine Exam Withdrawal Deadline is Jun 13, 2022
All other Fall 2022 Exams Withdrawal Deadline is Oct. 24, 2022

More information about the Subspecialty Initial Certification exam date and fees can be found on the ABP website.

You can find information on what to expect the day of the exam as well as tips and resources for preparing for the exam on the NEJM Knowledge+ website and Learning+ blog.