American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Exam Day Information

The Oral Exam will take place on April 13 – April 14, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois at The Westin Hotel O’Hare. Please report to the Grand Ballroom at the Westin O'Hare Hotel at your designated time (per your approval memo) for registration and orientation. This is the only registration session for this exam. A government-issued photo ID (driver's license, passport, state ID card) is required for registration.
  • You are NOT permitted to bring personal items (briefcases, backpacks, purses, books, PDAs, copying devices, cell phones, smart watches, beepers, pens, and pencils) in the testing area. Luggage must be checked at the bell stand in the hotel lobby.
  • You are not able to check anything into the front desk unless you're a guest at the hotel.
  • Failure to report on time may disqualify you from the examination.
  • Please dress professionally (jacket and tie for men; business attire for women). To avoid any bias we ask that you not wear your military uniform.
  • Please have breakfast or lunch prior to the exam. Only beverages will be available at registration.
For more detailed information about the Oral Examination, please refer to the Oral Exam Guidelines located on this site.