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Verify your ophthalmologist's Board Certification or search for Board Certified ophthalmologists in your area. 



Learn about the Board Certification process for ophthalmologists, including eligibility, requirements, the Written Qualifying Examination, and the Oral Examination.



Review the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process, including required components, available activities, and timelines for lifelong learning and continuous quality improvement.


Join the Quarterly Questions Pilot

The Quarterly Questions Pilot Program is exactly what it sounds like--questions delivered via computer, tablet, or mobile device on a quarterly basis. All content is based on the things ophthalmologists see and do every day.

Now available to all diplomates, the optional 2017 pilot consists of 20 knowledge-based questions delivered in Q2, 20 knowledge-based questions in Q3, and 10 questions based on articles from ophthalmology's leading journals in Q4. Participants have one minute to answer each knowledge question (five minutes to answer each article-based question) and receive immediate performance feedback along with links to related learning resources. In addition, diplomates can evaluate the relevance of each question and provide their feedback on the content.

Diplomates who successfully complete the 2017 pilot will be eligible to claim 7.5 CME credits and use this activity in place of the Core Module of their next DOCK exam. Quarterly Questions may ultimately replace the DOCK. Learn more about how to pilot the Quarterly Questions activity.


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