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how many years after residency does family medicine doctor get board certified?

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Typically one: The usual is one year after, but this isnt always the case.
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It depends...: On their test taking skills. Usually upon completion of the three year family medicine residency the board exam can be taken within a couple of months.
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 11 years experience
After Testing: A fm doc can sit for their board tests as soon as the end of their residency.

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