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  • Although ABPath does not require diplomates with non-time limited certificates to participate in CC, it strongly encourages them to do so.  To voluntarily enroll in CC, the diplomate must send a request for enrollment to  The 10-year CC cycle will begin January 1st of the year following enrollment.
  • Participation in CC by these diplomates does not affect lifetime certification(s) and cannot put their original certificate(s) in jeopardy of expiration.
  • As of July 2013, the ABPath’s Voluntary Recertification program is no longer available.  A diplomate with a non-time limited (lifetime) certificate who wants to recertify or is required to pass a secure examination for licensure requirements must do so through the CC program.

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