Program Information Form for Program Directors

Postdoctoral program directors or designee: Submit this form prior to Jan. 17, 2020.

Exam administration: Feb. 24 - March 6, 2020. All students at your institution must take the exam on the same day.

Open book exams: Must be administered on March 9, 2020.

Student Member rate:    $135
Non-Member rate: $275

Residents may become Student Members by completing the Student Membership application. We suggest they become Student Members by Jan. 2, 2020, so their membership can be processed prior to their examination application.

Exam results: Results will be emailed to program directors during the week of April 13.

Inservice Examination Resources:

Studying for the Examination

Resident/Student Exam Application to be completed by resident/student when student is paying exam fee

Resident/Student Exam Application - Fee Paid by Institution to be completed by resident/student when program is paying exam fee

For More Information

If you have questions about the in-service examination, contact Tameisha Williams at or 800-282-4867.

Members Only Content: 
Not Member Only
  • The exam application/confidentiality agreement must be completed and signed by each examinee and submitted to the AAP by Jan. 17, 2020.
  • All students at your institution must take the exam on the same day from Feb. 24 - March 6, 2020.
  • Open-book exams must be administered on the last day of exams (March 9, 2020).
  • Open-book exams will be given raw scores only and will not be included in the comparative scoring.
  • Take-home exams are not allowed.
  • There must be a proctor in the room during the exam. Proctors can be an administrative assistant, a student from another program, etc.
  • Exam booklets and answer sheets are not allowed to be taken out of exam room, except by the exam proctor.
  • Exam answer sheets must be mailed to HumRRO the day after the exam administration.
  • Exams booklets can be kept after the exam for educational purposes, but must be stored in a secure and confidential location until after March 9, 2020.

Student Member rate:       $135

Non-member rate:             $275 (Any residents/students who are non-members and wish to become members must complete the student member application and pay dues before submitting the In-Service Exam application.)

If no non-members enter zero.

Institution paying with credit card: Submit the completed program information form by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with a link to pay the examination fee(s) via a secure credit card payment website after the exam applications are processed.

Institution paying with check: Submit the completed program information form by clicking on the link below. Mail the program information form, the completed application(s), and your check to American Academy of Periodontology, Attn: Tameisha Williams, Academic Affairs & Advocacy Department, 737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60611. Payments must be made within 2 weeks.

You will receive a payment confirmation email after your payment is processed. Application processing may take three to four business days.