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General Information

The Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians is administered by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) through Professional Testing Corporation (PTC) testing centers. The composition of questions for the examination and the sample test questions are the exclusive responsibility of the Board members of the ABOM. To maintain absolute confidentiality and separation between the examination writers and all preparatory or review courses for this examination, ABOM Board members are not allowed to teach, lecture, provide seminars, assist, make comment or in any way participate in such courses while serving on the Board and for a period of 3 calendar years following the end of their Board service. Please visit http://abom.org/board-of-directors/ for a current listing of Board members along with all relevant disclosures.

The content of any preparatory or review course is determined solely by the hosting organization. The item domains and rubrics for the Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians are available without charge on the public ABOM website to facilitate individual study as well as review course development. Content experts who present at preparatory and/or review course(s) for the Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians arenot provided information regarding examination questions, nor do they have preferential knowledge regarding actual questions included in the examination.

All examinees are reminded that the content of the examination remains confidential and any individual who violates the confidentiality attestation is subject to penalties to include prosecution to the full extent of the law.