In-Training Examination

The next In-training Examinations are being administered:

For PGY 1 and 2: February 14-28, 2022
For PGY 3 and 4: February 14-19, 2022

We are improving the In-training examination tool by adding clinical cases to our didactic exams. The exam includes the following subject areas:

  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Medical Imaging
  • Pathology
  • Public Health
  • Internal Medicine and Medical Subspecialties
  • Wound Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • General Surgery and Subspecialties

Collectively, they address the subject matter included in the current CPME 320 document as it pertains to the specialty of podiatric orthopedics and primary podiatric medicine. For additional information about each subject area, please visit Board Examinations & Information.

How do I sign-up for the In-training Exam?

All candidates can only be registered by their Residency Director through Podiatry Residency Resource (PRR). Registration begins in June and closes on November 15th.

Where is the In-training Exam offered?

The In-training Examination will be offered at Pearson VUE testing centers nationally. Appointment times and locations are based upon availability at the time of scheduling. Applicants will receive instructions on how to book their appointments about 6-8 weeks before the exam date. For general information and to look up test center, please visit the BPM portal on the Pearson VUE website.

Study Resources:

ABPM Mobile App - An app for iOS/Android devices has been created which contains practice questions to help prepare for the didactic portion of the examination. To download the app, please search for ABPM in Apple iTunes or Google Play.

ACPM Review Text (3rd Edition) - This new edition brings all aspects of the practice of podiatric orthopedics and medicine into one easy to read and track volume. The Review Text comes as a single package of both print and online versions. Access to the online version will be activated as soon asyour order is received. Purchase here!

Residents should also consult the list of suggested readings to prepare for the ABPM In-training exam.