Details regarding the 2016 certification examination will be posted on this site when available.  It is anticipated that information and the application will be posted by March, 2016.

To receive notifications about a future exam, email:  Eligibility requirements will likely include: certification by an ABMS board and 1,920 practice experience hours (accrued over past 5 years).


ABAM is not a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). The process to bring Addiction Medicine into ABMS as a multi-specialty subspecialty, through sponsorship by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, began February, 2015. ABAM Diplomates and exam applicants will be updated as information is received.