Top 3 Critical Resources for the Online, Open-Book ABEM ConCert™ Exam
Through fall 2022, ABEM is still offering the emergency medicine recertification (ConCert™) exam in an online, open-book format.
Review this list of the best resources available to use from home:
- Massive database
- Relatively easy to navigate
- Free if you have access through your institution
- Emergency medicine focused
- Covers a broad range of topics
- Topic information nicely segmented on page
- Search feature allows you to quickly and easily find answers in a Q&A format
- Content based on ConCert Exam blueprint
- High-yield illustrations summarize exam topics
Watch emergency medicine physician Adam Rosh answer a question about ethylene glycol.
How much time is allowed to complete the ABEM (online, open-book) ConCert Exam?
A total of 5 hours and 15 minutes with actual testing approximately 4 hours and 45 minutes.
The 30-minute difference is used for other activities such as honor code attestation, test tutorial, and an optional end-of-exam survey.
How many questions are on the online, open-book ConCert Exam?
Approximately 190 multiple-choice questions.
Will the online, open-book ConCert Exam be proctored?
No. You attest to an honor code.
What are the ABEM (online, open-book) ConCert Exam dates in 2022?
The exam will be offered in the spring and fall.
Spring dates: April 1–21, 2022.
Fall dates: October 4–24, 2022. Note: this is the last chance to take the ConCert Exam before it is retired.
When is registration open for the 2022 online, open-book ConCert Exam?
For the spring exam, registration is open January 18–March 15, 2022.
For the fall exam, registration is from July 14–September 15, 2022.
How can I renew my certification after the ConCert Exam is retired?
After the 2022 ConCert exam windows, the new standard for recertification will be MyEMCert.