The Diplomate - Summer 2020 Edition

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Certification Maintenance

Now Open on Diplomate Profiles

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2021 QE and OCE Applications

Now Open Through September 25

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Important Notification


ABOMS is now offering remote testing opportunities for the 2020 OMSITE. Residents have the ability to schedule the OMSITE as  a remotely proctored examination or at a test center. Space is limited so please schedule as soon as possible.

The 2020 OMSITE will remain open until July 31 and results will be mailed to Programs in late August/early September.

Please schedule or reschedule you examination on the Prometric website

The ABOMS continues to assess the situation surrounding the delivery of the OMSITE related to COVID-19. Currently, all Prometric test centers in America and Canada are beginning to open in adherance with their state's guidelines. ABOMS will continue to keep Program Directors, coordinators and residents informed throughout this process. Please reach out to ABOMS staff via e-mail with questions. 

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Who We Are

Our Core Purpose and Values are our governing principles

Core Purpose

The mission of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is to assure the public of safe and optimal care through the development and maintenance of high standards of certification and re-certification of Diplomates in the specialty.

Core Values

Patient First, Integrity, Fair & Valid, Relevant, Gold Standard of Excellence