2.9 Item Review Committee


The Item Review Committee is responsible for Board Certification test review and works with Authentic Testing to evaluate examination items.


  1. Each committee is made up of no less than three ABO Diplomate volunteers and one member of the Board or Executive Director.
  2. The committee meets at regular intervals prior to each examination. Meetings may be via conference call or online interaction.
  3. The committee, in conjunction with Authentic Testing, reviews and revises drafted items.
  4. All committee members are required to attend either online or in-person item review events.