NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
OSCEs Approved for 2018 Launch 5/23/2016
The ABA has approved plans to launch the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) component of its APPLIED Examination in March 2018. The OSCEs are designed to assess domains that are difficult to measure in the traditional written and oral exam formats, such as communication skills and professionalism. Candidates who complete residency training on or after Oct. 1, 2016 will be required to pass both the Standardized Oral Exam (SOE) and the OSCE components to satisfy the APPLIED Examination requirement.
Primary certificates awarded 5/20/2016
We are proud to announce the names of the physicians who have achieved primary certification in anesthesiology from weeks 1-5 of the 2016 Part 2 Examination.
ABA and ABEM Announce Combined Residency Training 4/4/2016
The ABA and the American Board of Emergency Medicine today announced the launch of a combined training option in emergency medicine and anesthesiology for residency programs. The combined program will require at least five years of residency training and will prepare residents for certification in both specialties. Residency programs seeking to offer this combined training must be approved by both boards before residents are recruited.