Important Information for General Surgery Residents

Deadlines for FLS testing:

The ABS initial registration deadline for the 2017 general surgery qualifying exam is April 14, 2017:

  • To meet this deadline the resident needs to pass the FLS exam by March 17, 2017.
  • Reprints of FLS Certificates must be requested from the FLS office no later than March 31, 2017.

The ABS late registration deadline for the 2017 general surgery qualifying exam is May 15, 2017:

  • To meet this deadline the resident needs to pass the FLS exam by April 14, 2017.
  • Reprints of FLS certificates must be requested from the FLS office no later than May 3, 2017.

If you have an FLS Voucher and are ready to take the exam please click here.

For more information on how to place an order for an FLS Test Voucher or how to order online access to the FLS modules please click here.

For more information about the American Board of Surgery and the General Surgery Board Exam Training Requirements please click here.

If you need to re-take all or part of the FLS exam, click here for special instructions.