CERTIFICATION | Case Review and Grand Rounds Examination

Submission of Residency Cases

You may submit a maximum of 30 residency cases if you performed more than fifty percent of each procedure. The remaining cases you submit must have been performed no more than seven years before the date of your application for ABLES certification.

If you submit residency cases, they must be listed on the Case Documentation Transmittal form and also itemized on a separate list that must be supplemented by an operative report identifying you as the first assistant. You must also submit a copy of your complete residency surgical log, signed by the Residency Program Director. The log must indicate your level of participation for each case and must contain a key for all abbreviations and symbols used.

Please mail your Case Documentation Transmittal form to:
American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery (ABLES)
P.O. Box 5373
Evanston IL 60204-5373