Applications will be accepted beginning
June 2, 2015.
The Oral Certifying Examination (OCE) is the second step in a dual process to
becoming Board certified. If you successfully completed the Qualifying
Examination, you are eligible to apply to take the 2016 OCE starting June 2,
2015. The OCE is an oral examination designed to test a Candidate’s knowledge
and judgment in the field of OMS. The examination is comprised of four Surgery
Sections. Successful completion of the OCE results in being formally recognized
as an ABOMS Diplomate.
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