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.

2018 General Pediatrics Certifying Examination

Exam DateRegular RegistrationLate Registration
October 16 – 18, 2018January 16, 2018 – April 3, 2018April 4, 2018 – May 15, 2018

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

2018 Subspecialty Initial Certification Examinations

Spring 2018 Examinations

ExamExam Date
Neonatal-Perinatal MedicineApril 10, 2018
Adolescent MedicineApril 11, 2018
Pediatric NephrologyApril 16, 2018
Regular RegistrationAugust 2, 2017 – October 2, 2017
Late RegistrationOctober 3, 2017 – November 2, 2017

Summer 2018 Examination

ExamExam Date
Sports MedicineJuly 9-14, 2018
Regular RegistrationFebruary 1, 2018 – April 2, 2018
Late RegistrationApril 3, 2018 – May 1, 2018

Fall 2018 Examinations

ExamExam Date
Pediatric Transplant HepatologyOctober 16, 2018
Medical ToxicologyNovember 1, 2018
Pediatric PulmonologyNovember 1, 2018
Pediatric Critical Care MedicineNovember 15, 2018
Pediatric CardiologyNovember 19, 2018
Hospice and Palliative MedicineNovember 20, 2018
Regular RegistrationFebruary 1, 2018 – April 2, 2018
Late RegistrationApril 3, 2018 – May 1, 2018

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.