As of December 2011, 1,082 osteopathic obstetricians and gynecologists held active certification with the AOBOG. Initial certification is available to eligible osteopathic obstetricians and gynecologists who have successfully completed an AOA-approved residency in obstetrics and gynecology, or a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, or reproductive endocrinology. Since June 2002, board certified osteopathic obstetricians and gynecologists have been required to renew their certification every six years to avoid expiration of their board certified status. However, diplomates of the AOBOG who received current diagnosis and treatment obstetrics and gynecology pdf download certification prior to this time are not required to undergo the recertification process and possess lifelong certification.
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