Orthopedic Sports Subspecialty FAQs

When will the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Exam be offered?

A: The exam will be offered for the first time on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in Atlanta, GA in conjunction with the AOAO Annual Meeting. For the first two years, the exam will be offered at both the fall and spring AOAO meetings. After the first two years it will be offered annually in the fall.


How long will the subspecialty certification be good for?

A: Upon successful completion of the exam and certification by the AOA, certification will be granted for a 10 year period.


Can I pay the examination application fee with a credit card?

A: Yes, you can complete the examination application and pay by credit card on the website.


On the Surgical Log template, what do PI and Case # stand for?

A: PI stands for Patient Initials and Case # is the Medical Record number.


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