BESAP for Fellows

Access is limited to fellows in SSO-approved breast fellowship programs.
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Welcome to the American Society of Breast Surgeons Breast Education Self-Assessment Program (BESAP) for Fellows program. This web-based CME learning tool for physicians is intended to help participating physicians ensure a mastery of critical content for the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.

Fellows will complete a one-time, 64-question pretest that covers all BESAP III categories:

  • Risk Assessment and Genetics
  • Basic Breast Imaging
  • Advanced Breast Imaging
  • Pathology
  • Benign Disease
  • Surgery 1
  • Surgery 2
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Survivorship
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Core Measures
  • Palliative Care
  • Anesthesia and Pain Management
  • Clinical Trials

Program Access

BESAP for Fellows is limited to fellows in SSO-approved Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Programs. For more information, contact


Pretest access begins the week of August 16, 2021. After completing all 64 questions, fellows will: receive an immediate score, be able to see which items you answered correctly and incorrectly and review the corresponding critiques and references. You have until September 13, 2021, to complete the pretest.

Learning Mode

Once you receive your score, you will have access to the full BESAP III program in "Learning Mode," where you will be able to review all BESAP III items as well as read the corresponding critiques and references.

Posttest—Summer 2022

Your access to "Learning Mode," will terminate in summer 2022 so that your performance can be reassessed by completing a one-time posttest. All questions are the same for the pre- and posttest. (75% or higher is considered passing). Please note CME is not available for the BESAP for Fellow’s program. You may contact the Society if you are interested in purchasing the full BESAP III program for CME credit.

Questions About BESAP for Fellows?

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