Prerequisites and Registration
PrerequisitesTo be eligible to take the Core Exam, a candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Have an active application with the ABR
- Be in or have successfully completed 36 months of diagnostic radiology (DR) residency training, or three years of a DR International Medical Graduate (IMG) training plan1
- Be current with all ABR fees and pay all annual fees before the date of the exam
1The ABR will allow residents who are in or beyond their 32nd month of training to take the exam if their program director attests that the resident is believed to have sufficient knowledge and training, and the candidate attests that he or she understands the potential consequences of taking the exam early. For more information, contact the ABR at email@example.com or call (520) 790-2900.