To be eligible to take the Core Exam, you must meet the following minimum requirements:
Have an active application with the ABR
Successfully complete 36 months of diagnostic radiology (DR) residency training, or three years of a DR International Medical Graduate (IMG) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) training plan
Be current with all ABR fees and pay all annual fees before the date of the exam
The Core Exam is completed by invitation only. Eligible candidates will receive an invitation via email three to four months prior to the exam. The email will direct candidates to the registration site, where they may choose their exam location, date, and time. To ensure they receive the email invitation, candidates should confirm that their contact information is up to date in myABR.