Calendar for Diagnostic Radiology

Exam Dates and Locations

Last verified on October 11, 2021
 

Initial Certification Exams

 

The ABR administers exams for each of its specialties and subspecialties. Exams are administered remotely; for more information, please click here.

 

 

2021

Description Date Location Registration Opens
DR Core Exam November 1-3 and November 8-101 Remote August
 

1Two administrations, each over three consecutive days.

 

 

 

2022

Description Date Location Application Period Registration Opens
DR Subspecialty Exam: Nuclear Radiology January 10 Remote July 1 - September 30 October 2021
Radioisotope Safety Exam (RISE) January 10 Remote August 1 - September 15 October 2021
DR Core Exam June 1-3 and June 8-101 Remote PGY-2 March 2022
DR Subspecialty Exam: Neuroradiology September 22 Remote February 1 - April 30 July 2022
DR Subspecialty Exam: Pediatric Radiology September 23 Remote February 1 - April 30 July 2022
DR Certifying Exam September 30 Remote PGY-2 July 2022
DR Core Exam November 1-3 Remote PGY-2 August 2022
 

1Two administrations, each over three consecutive days.

 

MOC Exam

 
Please Note: Beginning in 2018, diagnostic radiology (DR) diplomates who need to take a traditional MOC Exam will take the DR Certifying Exam. If a Subspecialty MOC Exam is needed, DR diplomates will take the DR Certifying Exam and select the subspecialty area for all elective modules.