Calendar for Interventional Radiology

Exam Dates and Locations

Last verified on June 29, 2020

Initial Certification Exams



All IR/DR Initial Certifying exams originally scheduled for 2020 have been postponed to 2021 and will be offered remotely. Final dates and details for these exams will be provided by August 1, 2020. Please see ABR Coronavirus Information for the latest updates.


Description Date Location
Diagnostic Radiology Core Exam June 3-4 and June 7-8, 2021 Remote
Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology Certifying Exam (computer-based and oral) October 17-19, 2021 Remote
Diagnostic Radiology Core Exam November 4-5, 2021 Remote

Subspecialty Exams


For administration dates of the Diagnostic Radiology Subspecialty Exams (Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, and Pediatric Radiology), please see the Diagnostic Radiology Calendar.

MOC Exam

Please 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.