ABPM Eligibility for ABMS Addiction Medicine Subspecialty
Beginning October 2017 through October 2021, physicians who have a primary American Board of Medical Subspecialties (ABMS) board (including current addiction medicine specialists with a primary ABMS board certification) may apply to take the exam and become or continue to be an addiction medicine specialist. To find out if you’re eligible, visit: https://www.TheABPM.org/am-i-eligible
After the five-year period ends, a one-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship will be required to become an addiction medicine specialist.
ABPM Exam Applications Accepted March 16 - June 30, 2020
Physicians interested in taking the exam and becoming certified in addiction medicine need to complete the application on the ABPM website. The application period for the exam will be March 16 - June 30,
2020. Applicants will be notified of approval electronically by ABPM.
ABPM Exam Administration
A variety of exam dates and locations will be offered from October 12, 2020 through November 1, 2020. Approved applicants will have the opportunity to select their exam location and date upon approval notification.
To learn more about the addiction medicine specialty and the exam