CAQ: Correctional Medicine 

The first examination for the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Correctional Medicine was held on Saturday, October 25, at OMED 2014 in Seattle, WA.   For more information contact the AOBPM.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have graduated from an AOA accredited college of osteopathic medicine

  • AOA Board Certified in either Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or Occupational and Preventive Medicine

  • Have satisfactorily completed a two-year Correctional Medicine Fellowship (one year if the MPH degree is already completed)

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is the only fellowship program in this field currently approved by the American Osteopathic Conjoint Committee of Correctional Medicine.  The CAQ examination will be offered annually at the fall OMED conference.