Latest ABS News
Exam Results
  • Results are posted for fall 2014 exams in surgical critical care and complex general surgical oncology. Results for vascular surgery and pediatric surgery exams are coming soon—please watch this space for updates.
What's New
  • The fall 2014 issue of ABS E-News is now available.
  • The General Surgery QE is moving to July in 2016: July 19, 2016.
  • Important news regarding vascular surgery certification—the SPE or General Surgery QE is no longer required.
2014 PQRS MOC Incentive
  • Surgeons participating in PQRS and the ABS MOC Program can apply for the 2014 PQRS MOC Incentive—an additional 0.5% on Medicare Part B charges.
2014 General Surgery MOC Exam
  • November 3 is the final application deadline for the 2014 General Surgery MOC (Recertification) Exam. Please see the links below.
Upcoming Deadlines
  • Nov. 3 - General Surgery MOC Exam
Upcoming Exams
  • Nov. 17-19 - General Surgery CE
  • Dec. 1-13 - General Surgery MOC Exam

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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