CAQ Qualifications & Eligibility


  • The applicant must be a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology.
  • The applicant must have completed a period of one (1) year of formal concentrated study approved by the AOA in the specific area of examination.
  • The applicant must have AOA approval of all completed training.
  • The applicant must be licensed to practice in the state where his/her practice is conducted.
  • The applicant must be able to show evidence of conformity to the standards set forth in the Code of Ethics of the American Osteopathic Association.
  • The applicant is required to be a member in good standing of the American Osteopathic Association or the Canadian Osteopathic Association for the two (2) years immediately prior to the date of certification.


  • The subspecialty examination will be conducted only after the candidate has successfully completed the diagnostic radiology certification examination.
  • Examinations will not be conducted prior to notification of successfully passing the diagnostic radiology certification examination.
  • An on-site clinical evaluation may be required of the applicant at the discretion of the Board