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New CME guidelines for AOA board-certified docs are now available online

Friday, June 7, 2019

The 2019–2021 Continuing Medical Education Guide outlining CME requirements for AOA board-certified physicians is now available online.

The revised requirements emphasize flexibility and give physicians latitude to choose CME that works best for their individual needs.

Notable changes include:

  • Elimination of the requirement for specialty-specific CME
  • Allowing credit for precepting medical students, up to 20% of the specialty board’s CME requirement
  • A requirement of 120 hours of CME per cycle for diplomates holding non-time-limited certification, regardless of specialty

Please consult the new guide online to check the requirements for your specialty. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your specialty board.

This article was originally published on The DO.