Calendar for Radiation Oncology

Exam Dates and Locations

Last verified on November 21, 2022

Initial Certification Exams


The ABR administers exams for each of its specialties and subspecialties. Exams are administered remotely; for more information, please click here.


Description Date Location Application Period Registration Opens
RO Oral Certifying Exam Week of May 7 Remote PGY-2 January 2023
RO Clinical Qualifying Exam May 16 Remote PGY-2 February 2023
RO Biology and Physics Qualifying Exam July 11 Remote PGY-2 April 2023
RO Oral Certifying Exam Week of October 301 Remote PGY-2 July 2023
1Seating for this event is limited.

MOC Exam

Please Note: Beginning in 2018, radiation oncology (RO) diplomates who need to take a traditional MOC Exam will take the Clinical Radiation Oncology part only of the Qualifying Exam.