Congenital Cardiac Surgery Subspecialty

Initial Certification Examination Dates
Part II (Oral) Exam: Tentatively rescheduled. The Congenital Certification Oral Exam
date is not yet determined.
Initial Certification Application: June 22August 28, 2020
Part I (Written) Exam: The exam window is between December 7 and December 18, 2020.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Dates
MOC Congenital 5-year Applications: July 1September 11, 2020

Diplomates who are eligible to complete their Congenital MOC milestone
will submit the application via the ABTS portal webpage.

Pathway I

Congenital Certification
for Residents
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Maintaining Congenital
Subspecialty Certification
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Pathway II

Congenital Certification
for Practicing Surgeons
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of Certificates

Primary Thoracic and
Congenital Certification
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CHS News

Synchronization of Certification Dates
The Board approved plans to synchronize the certificate dates of the congenital certificate with the primary thoracic surgery certificate. Read More