To be eligible for certification in Psychiatry, candidates must meet the criteria below:
Applicants must submit and file an application on a standard form provided by this Board, and must bear the signatures of two physicians as endorsements. The two endorsements must be made by any two of the following who have a personal knowledge of the applicant and the applicant’s work:
The application shall include the following documentation:
A. Osteopathic Residents
B. ACGME Residents
C. The application may include letters of endorsement.
D. The applicant must be a member in good standing of the AOA.
E. The completed application shall be filed with the Secretary- Treasurer of this Board accompanied the required fee.
F. Upon successful completion of the written examination and AOA approval of residency training, the applicant is eligible for the oral/clinical portion of the examination.
G. The applicant for certification is required to practice the specialty as stated in the Regulations and Requirements of the Board. Except as otherwise stated by certification, a minimum of seventy-five percent (75%) of the total practice must be within the scope of the specialty.
H. All case records and case reports furnished by the applicant for certification to this Board, in support of the specialty training program, shall become the property of this Board.