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Continuing Medical Education (CME)

  • Diplomates are required to complete an average of 30 specialty and/or subspecialty CME credits per year, averaged over three years.
  • CME can be ANY Category 1 credits relevant to one’s field of practice.
  • Diplomates choose their own CME activities. CME activities do not need to be ABPN approved.
  • At least eight CME per year, averaged over three years, must involve ABPN-approved Self-Assessment activities.
  • CME activities completed for one specialty/subspecialty will satisfy the requirement for another specialty/subspecialty.

Acceptable CME credits are Category 1 CME accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Category 1A CME accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or Category 1 CME accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Read our MOC Booklet for more information.