Subspecialties (formerly CAQ)

Subspecialties (formerly called Certificate of Added Qualifications)

Examination Process

The American Osteopathic Board of Radiology is authorized to examine and recommend candidates for certification by the American Osteopathic Association in the following subspecialty categories:

  • Neuroradiology
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

The AOBR Neuroradiology and Pediatric Radiology Subspecialty Certification Examinations are now being offered in a computerized image-rich format.  Candidates will have 3 hours to complete the examination.  The exam presents a total of 100 questions representative of the subspecialty area.

The AOBR Vascular and Interventional Radiology Subspecialty Certification Examination will be offered once per year and is presented in an oral examination format.

The Certificate

The American Osteopathic Board of Radiology (AOBR) is authorized to examine candidates for certification recommend candidates for certification to the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Certificates are issued by the AOBR to applicants who have conformed to all requirements for certification.

Candidates who completed the requirements for Certification of Added Qualifications by December 31, 2000, were issued a non-time-limited certificate.

Candidates who complete the requirements for Certification of Added Qualifications in the year 2001 and thereafter will be issued a ten-year time-limited certificate.