AAOMS Offers the National Board of Medical Examiners Comprehensive Basic Science Examination for OMS Applicants
To provide OMS applicants an opportunity to measure their understanding of the basic sciences and provide an enhanced mechanism for OMS training programs to evaluate applicants for 2014-2015 residency positions, AAOMS will offer the National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) on Saturday, May 4 and September 2013.
The NBME CBSE is open to all dental students interested in applying to oral and maxillofacial surgery residency programs. After completion of the examination, applicants will receive an electronic score report within one week from NBME. A copy of the score report will also be provided to the AAOMS. CBSE scores will not be available to medical schools. Dental students with a numeric score on Part 1 of dental boards are not required to take the CBSE.
REGISTER FOR THE EXAM
Registration Opens: February 1, 2013
Registration Deadline: May 17, 2013
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - Registration for this exam has ended
Saturday, September 21, 2013 - Registration will open February 1, 2013
For ADA accommodations, please contact Mary Allaire-Schnitzer. You must inform us of any accommodations prior to exam registration deadlines.
Cancellation of Registration and Refunds
MAY EXAM: Cancellations for the May exam received after January 7, 2013 are not eligible for a refund. No refunds will be provided to "No Shows."
SEPTEMBER EXAM: Requests for cancellation of the examination registration must be made by May 20, 2013 via e-mail to Mary Allaire-Schnitzer. Cancellations received after May 20, 2013 are not eligible for a refund. No refunds will be provided to "No Shows."
COMPREHENSIVE BASIC SCIENCE EXAMINATION
Number of Items-184-200*
Exam Length-4 hours, 15 minutes
**All web examinations are preceded by a tutorial which adds 15 minutes to the exam length shown.
Web versions are one minute longer than the paper version to allow for even timing across the four section of these examinations.
Payment in full must accompany each online registration.
For more information please contact Mary Allaire-Schnitzer, Director, Advanced Education and Professional Affairs or at 800/822-6637 ext. 4315.