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.

2017 General Pediatrics Certifying Examination

Exam DateRegular RegistrationLate Registration
October 16 – 18, 2017January 18, 2017 – April 3, 2017April 4, 2017 – May 15, 2017

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

2017 Subspecialty Initial Certification Examinations

Summer Examination

ExamExam Date
Sports MedicineJuly 11–15, 2017
Regular RegistrationFebruary 1, 2017 – April 3, 2017
Late RegistrationApril 4, 2017 – May 1, 2017

Fall Examinations

ExamExam Date
Child Abuse PediatricsNovember 2, 2017
Pediatric EndocrinologyNovember 8, 2017
Pediatric Infectious DiseasesNovember 14, 2017
Pediatric GastroenterologyNovember 15, 2017
Sleep MedicineNovember 20, 2017
Regular RegistrationFebruary 1, 2017 – April 3, 2017
Late RegistrationApril 4, 2017 – May 1, 2017

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.