American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Spring 2018 OCC Exam Deadlines Approaching

Jan 10

As a reminder, the first deadline to apply for the March 2018 administration of the Primary OB/GYN OCC Exam is Monday, January 15.

The final deadline (with $250 late fee) is Monday, January 29.

To apply, please click on the Calendar on this site, and then "Here" in Click Here to Apply for the Spring 2018 Exams to access our new application platform.

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Spring 2018 Oral Application - APPLICATION CLOSED

Dec 20

The cap on candidates for the Spring 2018 Primary Oral application was reached on Monday, January 1, 2018.  The application has closed early as a result. 


Applications for the Fall 2018 Primary Oral Exam will go live online beginning on March 1, 2018.


 

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Welcome New AOBOG Examiners!

Nov 8

The AOBOG extends a warm welcome to its newest examiners:

Dani Henderson, DO
Kimberlee Perkins, DO
J. Todd Robinett, DO
Adrienne Stanley, DO
Stacey Tremp, DO

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New PPA Module Topic Available - Depression in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Sep 11

The AOBOG is pleased to announce a new PPA module topic. "Depression in Pregnancy and Postpartum" is available on the O-CAT platform (www.osteopathic-cat.com).

As a reminder, the OCC Component 4 requirement is 2 Practice Performance Assessment (PPA) modules and/or Quality Improvement (QI) activity attestations per 6-year OCC cycle. Modules are due by September 15th of the year your current certificate expires.

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Spring 2018 Applications - Live September 1st

Aug 30

Applications for the Spring 2018 Exams (Written, Oral, OCC, Subspecialty, and Subspecialty OCC) will become available beginning Friday, September 1.


We are now using a new online platform. You can find the link to the applications in the "Calendar" tab on this site. You can also click HERE or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://cf.osteopathic.org/cbms/applicants/index.cfm?board=118338.


Dates and deadlines for all exams...

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New PPA Module Topic Available - Obesity in Pregnancy

Jul 10

The AOBOG is pleased to announce a new PPA module topic. "Obesity in Pregnancy" is available on the O-CAT platform (www.osteopathic-cat.com).

As a reminder, the OCC Component 4 requirement is 2 Practice Performance Assessment (PPA) modules per 6-year OCC cycle. Modules are due by September 15th of the year your current certificate expires.

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Changes to REI Exams - Beginning Fall 2017!

Mar 2

Beginning with the Fall 2017 exam administration, the subspecialty certification and OCC exams in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility will no longer require candidates to submit case logs as part of the application. Instead, the candidates will be tested on a series of preset clinical scenarios. See the full explanation in the Document Library.

(A research paper will still be required for initial certification REI candidates only.)

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Call for Testimonials re: Board Certification

Feb 8

The AOBOG would like to raise awareness of the significance and value of Board Certification. One of the most compelling ways that we can highlight this significance is to share stories of individuals who have achieved tangible benefits from being board certified by AOA. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share individual successes and benefits of being certified by the AOA. This is your chance to talk about you and the AOBOG, the...

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New PPA Module Topic Available

Dec 2

The AOBOG now accepts the AOA/Erikson Institute online learning activity "Early Childhood Development: Enhancing Communication Using the FAN" as meeting the requirement for 1 PPA module. Check the Document Library on this website for more information on how to access and complete this module!

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Important Change to OCC Component 4 (PPA Modules)

Dec 1

The AOBOG is pleased to announce a change to Osteopathic Continuous Certification for our certified physicians.

The requirement for OCC Component 4 - Practice Performance Assessment and Improvement (PPA) is now decreased to a total of 2 PPA modules (instead of the previous 5 PPA modules).

The due date to complete your PPA modules remains September 15th of the year your certificate expires. Please note that you do not have to have...

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CMS 2016 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Includes AOA Board Certification

Jul 27

On July 8, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed Physician Fee Schedule rule that sets Medicare Part B payment rates for 2016. In response to advocacy efforts by the AOA, the rule now proposes to add AOA board certification information for physicians listed on Physician Compare, the CMS website that provides physician performance information to the public. Currently, the site only lists American Board of...

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Changes to Primary Oral Exam Format Coming Fall 2015

May 28

The format of the Primary Oral Examination will be changing beginning with the October 2015 administration. Please keep yourself up-to-date by checking out the new documents in the Document Library - "Primary Oral Examination - beginning Fall 2015" and "Primary Oral Exam Core Topics - beginning Fall 2015."

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American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jan 8


142 E. Ontario St., 4th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60611


Telephone: 312-202-8271
Toll Free: 800-621-1773 x8271
Fax: 312-202-8482
Email: aobog@osteopathic.org

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