SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support: Case List Creation - Preparing for the ABOG Oral Exam (Pt. 1)

Join Dr. Tracilyn Hall, Co-Chair of the SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support, as she interviews Drs. Adrienne Mallen and Kristen Zeligs, who recently took the ABOG board exam. Overall, the taskforce offers six informative podcasts focused on high yield topics and best preparation practices. For this episode, it was recognized that several SGO members who had taken the ABOG board exam had different approaches to their case list preparation; this discussion aims to provide effective resources for candidates, as well as what items on the case list members were able to be successful with. Some questions covered during the interview:

  1. What is the timeline for case list creation and submission?
  2. How many cases do I need?
  3. What cases do I need to include on my list?
  4. What about the ABOG approved abbreviations?
  5. When should I have the required affidavits signed?
This episode was recorded in November 2022; special thanks to Drs. Mallen and Zeligs for their contributions to it.

Keywords: certification taskforce, case list creation, board certification support, case list preparation, ABOG, ABOG Oral Board Certification, resources for case list, ABOG Board Exam

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SGO Members

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Tracilyn Hall, MD

Speakers: Adrianne Mallen, MD and Kristen Zeligs, MD


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