Latest ABS News
What's New
2014 PQRS MOC Incentive
  • ABS diplomates are eligible for the 2014 PQRS MOC Incentive—an additional 0.5% on Medicare Part B charges.
  • Deadline extended: Submission deadline for the MOC incentive has been extended to Jan. 31, 2015 at 5 p.m. ET.
General Surgery MOC Exam Resources
  • Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2014 exam.
  • Preparing for the General Surgery MOC Exam? Be sure to review the exam content outline (pdf) and our exam guide (pdf).
  • For details on taking a computer-based exam, see what to expect.
Upcoming Exams
  • Dec. 1-13 - General Surgery MOC Exam
  • Jan. 30-Feb. 3 - ABSITE

About the ABS
The American Board of Surgery is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1937 to certify individuals who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge in the field of surgery. The ABS offers board certification in general surgery, vascular surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical critical care, surgery of the hand, hospice and palliative medicine, and complex general surgical oncology. It is one of 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Learn more

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