• 2018 OKAP and Board Prep: How to Maximize Remaining Time

    Get ready for the March 17 Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) exam and March 27 ophthalmology boards with these resources from the Academy.

    Study Resources

    In this video from AAO 2017, George Bartley, MD, CEO of the American Board of Ophthalmology, discusses why board certification exists and how you can successfully navigate the written and oral exams.

    Where to Learn More

    • OKAP User Guide {PDF]: Get the nuts and bolts of everything OKAP — including how to interpret and make best use of your test results.
    • OKAP FAQ [PDF]: How long does it take to complete the OKAPs? What do you need to bring to the testing center? Find out here.
    • Board-certification requirements from the American Board of Ophthalmology
    • Information for candidates from the American Board of Ophthalmology

    For additional OKAP questions, call the Academy directly at 415.561.8540 or email OKAP@aao.org. For board questions, contact the ABO at 610.664.1175 or email info@abop.org.