Latest ABS News
What's New
  • The ABS is now on Twitter! Follow us @AmBdSurg and on Facebook.
  • Successful General Surgery QE examinees must select a CE site for this academic year by Sept. 20 - see site assignments.
2014 PQRS MOC Incentive
  • Surgeons participating this year in PQRS reporting and the ABS MOC Program can apply for the the 2014 PQRS MOC Incentive—an additional 0.5% on total Medicare Part B charges.
2014 Exam Applications
  • The online application process is available for the following 2014 exam. Please review the application instructions before applying.
Transition to Calendar Year
  • The ABS has moved its certificates and MOC program to the calendar year - see our announcement for more details. All certificates now expire on Dec. 31 and MOC cycles run from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31.
Upcoming Application Deadlines
  • Oct. 1, Nov. 3 - General Surgery MOC Exam
Upcoming Examinations
  • Sept. 15 - VS QE, PS QE, CGSO QE, SCC CE
  • Sept. 15-27 - VS, PS & SCC MOC Exams

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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