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The Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Head & Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery is designed for oral and maxillofacial surgeons certified by ABOMS who have demonstrated significant qualifications in this specialized area, and who conduct a practice with emphasis on, and commitment to, this focused component of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Diplomates who are eligible must be in good standing with ABOMS and have completed a one-year fellowship in head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery recognized by ABOMS or, be certified as a Diplomate, in good standing, by the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABO). The doctor must also have full, active unrestricted hospital staff privileges to provide head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery services. The doctor may then apply and submit supporting documents to be approved by ABOMS. Alternative pathways are available and can be found in the CAQ in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Application fee $500
Examination fee $1500
Annual Registration fee $50
All fees are non-refundable
The CAQ in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery examination is a two-hour 100 item paper and pencil (written) examination.
The CAQ in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery examination will be administered every other year at the AAOMS Annual Meeting.
ABOMS will notify you on July 14, 2020, to inform you whether or not your CAQ application has been accepted.
For more information, please download the CAQ in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery Handbook.
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