To be eligible to take the Core Exam, you 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) 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.
The American Board of Radiology does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include but are not limited to hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, conducting committee meetings, and administering exams. We are committed to an environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, and other unlawful forms of harassment. To report any actions of discrimination, sexual harassment, or other unlawful harassment, please contact Karyn Howard, Managing Director, at 520-790-2900 extension 2171 or you can call our confidential hotline at 844-280-0005.