Initial Certification for Radiation Oncology

Exam Dates and Locations

Last verified on September 17, 2021
 

Initial Certification Exams

 

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

The following table includes the 2022 exam schedule. Please note that an oral exam administration has been added in October. While this additional date is intended for candidates who must miss the main exam administration, or those who conditioned or failed a prior attempt, anyone who is eligible to sit for an oral exam may choose the October exam.

The October oral exam administration will have limited registration availability. Candidates are strongly encouraged to take the main oral exam administration unless they have an unavoidable life event.

 

2022

Description Date Location Application Period Registration Opens
RO Clinical Qualifying Exam May 11 Remote PGY-2 February 2022
RO Oral Certifying Exam May 15-18 Remote PGY-2 January 2022
RO Biology and Physics Qualifying Exam July 1 Remote PGY-2 April 2022
RO Oral Certifying Exam October 301 Remote PGY-2 July 2022
1While this additional date is intended for candidates who must miss the main exam administration, or those who conditioned or failed a prior attempt, anyone who is eligible to sit for an oral exam may choose the October administration.

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