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The 2020 CAQ in Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery will be the first administration of the examination. There are no statistics to share at this time.


There are two fees associated with this examination that Diplomates will submit once they have completed their CAQ application. The CAQ application fee is $500 and the CAQ Examination fee is $1,500. 

Once you become certified, you will also pay a yearly certification maintenance fee of $50, along with your regular Annual Registration for Diplomates.


The next CAQ in Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery will be administered at the 2020 AAOMS Annual Meeting in San Antonio.

CAQ Application and Examination Dates
Examination Application And Application Fee Period April 1, 2020 through June 15, 2020
Applicant Notification of Approval/Denial July 14, 2020
Examination Administration October 6, 2020 at Annual Meeting in San Antonio
Examination Results Communicated December 3, 2020
Certification Effective Date January 1, 2021

For additional information regarding the CAQ on Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, please download the CAQ Handbook