The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) will administer the first Certifying Examination in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Tuesday, November 17, in three US cities. If you are certified in General Pediatrics by the ABP or you are certified by both the ABP and the ABEM, you must submit an application to the ABP for the credentialing process. If you are certified only by the ABEM you must submit an application to the ABEM.
Applications are available now. Registration is from February 1 through April 30. The application fee established by the ABP for the examination is $1150, but applications postmarked after March 31 must include an additional $200 late fee. Applications postmarked after April 30 cannot be accepted for the 1992 examination. The application fee has not been established by the ABEM, but it will not be less than the ABP fee; it