Test Center Closings Due to COVID-19

Amid growing concerns over COVID-19, many FLS, FES, and FUSE Test Centers are temporarily closing and cancelling upcoming exam appointments. We want to make you aware of the following:

  1. If your upcoming exam appointment is cancelled, you will receive an email alerting you of the cancellation. Test takers affected by test center closings will be able to log in to their test taker account and reschedule their exam appointment at any time as test centers reopen and exam appointments become available. 
  2. The American Board of Surgery (ABS) is formulating a plan for those test takers who still need FLS and/or FES certification for their QE application. Test takers with concerns over the upcoming FLS and FES certification deadlines can contact the ABS directly via email at gsqe@absurgery.org and visit their website www.absurgery.org for updates.
  3. Test takers in possession of vouchers that are set to expire over the next several months can fill out the form below to request a voucher extension. All voucher extension requests submitted during this time will be granted. 

FLS voucher extension requests: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf58FOUpKjLNQu_ypJboXVmwWTRcJQypPucdM-Bp-qMxzXXzQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

FES voucher extension requests: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecu1IBRAZAyE-ZaBkGawmrplalsm4r_NcGG7yAKCFH01YLgA/viewform

FUSE voucher extension requests: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecu1IBRAZAyE-ZaBkGawmrplalsm4r_NcGG7yAKCFH01YLgA/viewform

For a list of known test center closures, please visit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CgHxhIiKOxRGnxiV3RQ3VZ0NgtNga-e_0C7YDIg3hnc/edit

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