The Basic Exam

Your first step to demonstrating your scientific understanding of anesthesiology

The BASIC Exam focuses on the scientific basis of clinical anesthetic practice, including pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, anesthesia equipment and monitoring.

Residents are encouraged to take it at the end of their CA-1 year.

An exam date will be assigned after you register and can only be changed for religious observance, military commitments and medical accommodations.

2025 BASIC Exams

Summer: June 6 – 7, 2025   |   Fall: Nov. 7 – 8, 2025

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