Meetings & Exam Dates

Upcoming Exam Dates

Examination times listed below are subject to change. No later than 30 days prior to all examinations, an official notification letter is sent by the Board Office to all qualified and registered examinees. The registration and examination times listed on the notification letter are considered OFFICIAL.

Spring Written Qualifying Exams, Surgical Critical Care Exam and OCC Exams
Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, General Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Urological Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care

Exam Date:  Saturday, June 10, 2017

Due date for applications (no late fee): April 10, 2017

Final due date for applications with late fee:  May 10, 2017

No applications will be accepted after May 10, 2017

Examination location: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, One Grand Cypress Blvd., Orlando, FL 32836

Registration:  8:00 am

Exam:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fall Written Qualifying Exams, Surgical Critical Care Exam and OCC Exams
Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, General Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Urological Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care

Exam Date:  Thursday, October 12, 2017

Due date for applications (no late fee): August 11, 2017

Final due date for applications with late fee:  September 12, 2017

No applications will be accepted after September 12, 2017

Examination location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Exam:  9:00 am – 1:00 p.m.


Fall Oral Exams
Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, General Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Urological Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Exam date:  Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Due date for application (no late fee):  July 31, 2017

Final due date for applications with late fee:  August 31, 2017

No applications will be accepted after August 31, 2017

Examination location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Exam times will be confirmed in September 2017


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Exams

Exam Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Due date for Clinical Case Logs (no late fee):  Monday, May 15, 2017

Final due date for Clinical Case Logs with late fee:  Monday, May 22, 2017 (candidates will be notified of accepted cases in mid-June)

Due date for Clinical Case Binders: August 9, 2017

Exam times will be confirmed in August 2017


2018 Exam Dates

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL (Written Qualifying, Surgical Critical Care and OCC Exams)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA (Oral Exams)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA (Written Qualifying, Surgical Critical Care and OCC Exams)