July 2022 ABC Advisor

ABC can review your case list

Finish your Case List

It's your number ONE & ONLY priority

Ideally, try to revise your list twice, as the first draft is never satisfactory. Dr. Das' book, Pass Your Oral OB/GYN Board Exam is a great step-by-step guide. Stand back and examine your list as if you were the examiner and not the candidate. What kind of questions would you ask? We are now accepting case lists for review by our ABC faculty. Keep in mind that no case lists will be accepted after July 28th for August 2nd submission and August 12th for August 17th Submission. Please contact Melissa Krauss for more information.

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Calm your mind even in the midst of preparing for your upcoming exam

From Healthy Women Website

Studying for your Written, Oral, or MOC exam is often a stressful time in life. Studies show that implementing regular meditation can increase gray matter and volume in parts of your brain. The result is more cognition, memory, perspective, and less stress. Recognizing that physicians have a limited amount of free time each day these three simple methods can have positive results.

  1. At bedtime try Yogic sleep or Yoga Nidra - there are free audio apps that you can play as you prepare for sleep.
  2. Walking Meditation - be present by noticing different areas in your body from your toes to the top of your head. This practice can help clear your mind and stay mindful of the moment.
  3. Colorful coloring - it's not just for children. Grab your colored pencils & pay attention to your breath. Combining the two can have a calming effect.

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Upcoming Deadlines, Events, Dates: 


4th - Independence Day

7th - AOBOG Fall 2022 Gynecologic Oncology and MFM exam final application deadline with late fee

7th - AOBOG final application deadline for Fall 22 Primary Oral Exam

22nd - ABOG final deadline to apply for 2023 Subspecialty Certifying Exam with late fee

25th - ABOG Written Qualifying Exam

28th - Last day to submit case list to ABC for August 2nd submission


12th - Last day to submit case list to ABC for August 17th submission

17th - ABOG final case list submission with exam fee for Certifying Exam candidates

Are you preparing to take your Oral Exam in 2023?

Dr. Das' fast-track advice

If you are fast tracking for the 2023 oral exam, you will typically begin collecting your cases in July. Even though you cannot typically apply for the exam until February 2023, if you wait that long to start collecting your cases, you're already behind - BIG MISTAKE!

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ABC's Interactive Oral Board Review Course

 This is the month that you will hear which test month you have been assigned. Our Interactive Review Course is perfectly timed to help prepare you for your exam. You have the option of attending virtually or in person on September 13th-18th. The course will be held at the MAHEC Education Campus in Asheville, NC.

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