ABVO CRITICAL DATES & DEADLINES

(Updated 8.20.2019)


Rolling Deadlines

Residency Program Applications - Due a minimum of 90 or 120 days prior to the start of the program (see RTP application form, page 2, Application Instructions, item number 1)

Provisional Residency Applications - Due 30 days before the start of the program


2020 Dates
January
15th - Credentials Exam applications due (midnight MT)
15th - Supervising Diplomate forms due (midnight MT) 
20th - Credentials notice to candidate

31st - 6 month Supervising Diplomate & Resident Evaluations are due to Residency Committee (temporary deadline for 2019, typically Jan. 5th)
31st - Maintenance of Certification applications due (voluntary and mandated Diplomates)

February
None

March

Exam Committee sends out test notices and registration/payment information to applicants

April
ABVO Spring board meeting

May 
1st - ABVO Policies & Procedures changes updated by this date annually
1st - Call for board nominations 
15th - Exam agreement and payments due to ABVO office
31st - All board nominations and materials due to office

June
1st - ABVO board member voting commences via online voting; Diplomates to receive on-line voting link via email
30th - ABVO board voting closes this evening 

July
New Board members will be announced on this web site in early July.
5th - Supervising Diplomate & Resident Evaluations are due to Residency Committee
27th & 28th - IR IR & Written Exams at NC State (Raleigh, NC)
28th - 31st - Practical Exams at NC State (Raleigh, NC)

2019 Remaining Dates

August

New Diplomates notified of exam results
Exam result notification letters mailed to mentors
New Diplomates announced to ACVO and ABVO

November 
Meeting between ACVO Diplomates and ABVO Members
ABVO board meeting at ACVO conference
15th - Credentials Exam applications open for next exam cycle
Nature & Scope of Exam updated (for following year)