MOC Important Dates & Deadlines

Refer to General MOC Timeline

MOC Activities:  

Practice Assessment & Professional Standing

Required in years 3, 6, and 9 of the 10-year cycle

 January

Instructions emailed from the Board Office

April 15th

MOC-PS® Annual Contribution due

December 1st

Deadline -  MOC-PS® Activities:

  • PA-PS Tracer Procedure Log with payment by credit card only
    • Benchmarking Report
    • MOC-approved educational activity (MOC CME)
    • Self-Evaluation for Improvement (Action Plan)
  • Professional Standing Update

December 2nd – 31st

Late Deadline Period 

  • Late fee applied

December 1st

MOC-PS® Certificates mailed from Board Office prior to original certificate expiration date.

Diplomates must be current on all MOC-PS® requirements. 

MOC Application & Examination

Application required in year 7, 8, OR 9 in order to take the Examination in year 8, 9, OR 10.

February

Online Application and instructions posted to the Board's website.

April 15th

MOC-PS® Annual Contribution due

September 1st

Deadline - Application:

  • Online Application finalized with required documentation uploaded
  • Application fee payment by credit card only

September 2nd – 8th

 

Late Deadline Period 

  • Late fee applied

N.B. – The Board’s website is closed to applications after the late deadline

December 1st

Available on MOC-PS® Tracking page

  • Application Approval letters confirming module selection
  • Announcement Information
  • Online Reply Form

January 16th

Deadline - Reply Form:

  • Online Reply Form finalized with required documentation uploaded
  • Examination fee payment by credit card only

January 17th – 23rd

 

Late Deadline Period 

  • Late fee applied

N.B. – The Board’s website is closed to Reply Forms after the late deadline

March 1st

Scheduling Permits posted to MOC-PS® Tracking page 

  • Diplomates contact Prometric to schedule testing appointment

April 1st – 30th

(one day)

MOC-PS® Program Computer Based Test (CBT) administered at Prometric® Test Centers throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico

July 1st

Result letters mailed from Board Office and posted to MOC-PS® Tracking page

December 1st

MOC-PS® Certificates mailed from Board Office prior to original certificate expiration date.

Diplomates must be current on all MOC-PS® requirements.