BOARD EXAMINATIONS

general pediatrics board exam

The General Pediatrics Board examination is taken during the first year of fellowship training.The fellowship program modifies your schedule to study for this examination a few weeks prior.

 

This important examination is key to moving forward with fellowship training.It is also important to pass this examination in order to sit for the Subspecialty Board Examination in Pediatric Pulmonology.

Subspecialty Board Examination in Pediatric Pulmonology

The American Board of Pediatrics has a list of requirements to sit for the subspecialty board examination at the end of 3 years of training.The requirements include successfully completing the fellowship meeting all ACGME core competencies as well as completing the Scholarly Activity requirement.One of our top goals is to see every graduating fellow pass this examination.To date, our fellowship program has a 98% pass rate. The fellowship program organizes the lecture series in parallel with lectures focused on board preparation.The in training examination is offered every year of fellowship.In addition, fellows attend physiology courses to enhance their knowledge of pulmonary physiology commonly questioned on this board exam.The vast majority of our fellows who perform well on their final intraining examination go on to pass their board examination.