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

2019 General Pediatrics Certifying Examination

Exam DateRegular RegistrationLate Registration
October 16 – 18, 2019January 15, 2019 – April 2, 2019April 3, 2019 – May 15, 2019

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

2019 Subspecialty Initial Certification Examinations

Spring 2019 Examinations

ExamExam Date
Pediatric RheumatologyApril 4, 2019
Pediatric Emergency MedicineApril 9, 2019
Developmental-Behavioral PediatricsApril 10, 2019
Pediatric Hematology-OncologyApril 11, 2019
Regular RegistrationAugust 1, 2018 – October 1, 2018
Late RegistrationOctober 2, 2018 – October 31, 2018

Summer 2019 Examination

ExamExam Date
Sports MedicineJuly 15-20, 2019
Regular RegistrationFebruary 1, 2019 – April 1, 2019
Late RegistrationApril 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019

Fall 2019 Examinations

ExamExam Date
Pediatric Infectious DiseasesNovember 5, 2019
Sleep MedicineNovember 6, 2019
Pediatric EndocrinologyNovember 7, 2019
Pediatrics Hospital MedicineNovember 12-13, 2019
Pediatric GastroenterologyNovember 14, 2019
Regular RegistrationFebruary 1, 2019 – April 1, 2019
Late RegistrationApril 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019

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.