Exam Dates and Locations
Last verified on January 22, 2021
Initial Certification Exams
|The ABR administers exams for each of its specialties and subspecialties. Starting in 2021, all ABR exams will be administered remotely. For information on the development of our remote exams, please click here.|
|IR/DR Core Exam||February 1-3 and February 8-101||Remote||November 16, 2020|
|IR/DR Certifying Exam (Computer-based)||April 5||Remote||January|
|IR/DR Subspecialty Exams (Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, Pediatric Radiology)||April 27||Remote||February|
|IR/DR Certifying Exam (Oral)Registration is limited to candidates eligible for the 2020 Exam.||May 12-14||Remote||January|
|IR/DR Core Exam||June 2-4 and June 7-91||Remote||March|
|IR/DR Certifying Exam (Computer-based)||September 1||Remote||June|
|IR/DR Subspecialty Exams (Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, Pediatric Radiology)||September 2||Remote||June|
|IR/DR Certifying Exam (Oral)Registration is limited to candidates eligible for the 2021 Exam.||October 17-20||Remote||June|
|IR/DR Core Exam||November 1-3 and November 8-101||Remote||August|
1Two administrations, each over three consecutive days.
MOC ExamPlease Note: Beginning in 2018, interventional radiology/diagnostic radiology (IR/DR) diplomates who need to take a traditional MOC Exam will take only the IR portion of the IR/DR Certifying Exam. If a Subspecialty MOC Exam is needed, IR/DR diplomates will take the DR Certifying Exam and select the subspecialty area for all elective modules.