ABIM General Internal Medicine Exam Schedules

ABIM Certification Exam (Initial Certification)

Exam DatesRegistration DatesLate Registration Dates
2020: Aug. 17, 18, 20, 26, 28, or 31, 2020
Dates added for 2020: Dec 14 or 15, 2020
Dec. 1, 2019 – Apr. 15, 2020 May 15, 2020 (Late Fees Waived)Apr. 16, 2020 – Apr. 28, 2020
2021: Aug. 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, or 30, 2020Dec. 1, 2020 – Apr. 15, 2021Apr. 16, 2021 – Apr. 28, 2021

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ABIM Maintenance of Certification Exam (Traditional MOC Exam)

The ABIM has cancelled all Maintenance of Certification (MOC) exams scheduled for spring 2020. Please refer to the ABIM’s Coronavirus Updates (Covid-19) for the announcement. Note that the announcement states that “no physician will have their certification status negatively impacted because of this decision.”

Exam DatesRegistration Dates
Spring 2020: Apr. 27, 29, or May 1, 2020 CANCELLEDDec. 1, 2019 through Feb. 28, 2020
Fall 2020: Oct. 27, 30, or Nov 2, 2020Dec. 1, 2019 through Aug. 15, 2020
Spring 2021: Apr. 5, 6, or 7, 2021Dec. 1, 2020 through Feb. 28, 2021
Fall 2021: Oct. 18, 20, or 29, 2021Dec. 1, 2020 through Aug. 15, 2021

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ABIM Knowledge Check-In Dates

Knowledge Check-In Date Options*Registration Dates
Spring 2020: Mar. 7 or 11, 2020Dec. 1, 2019 through Jan. 15, 2020
Summer 2020: Jul. 11, 15, or 17, 2020Dec. 1, 2019 through May. 15, 2020
Fall 2020: Oct. 30, 31, or Nov. 2, 4, 5, 10, 13, 2020Dec. 1, 2019 through Sept. 15, 2020

*In order to take a Knowledge Check-In assessment online at a location of your choosing, outside of a test center, you must perform and pass a system specification check on the computer you plan to use to take the exam.

Read more about the ABIM Knowledge Check-In on the Learning+ blog.

For the complete list of all ABIM exams and their schedules, please visit their website.