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CME Provider Resources

In order to certify educational activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, an organization must be an accredited CME provider. Organizations may be accredited by either the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or a recognized state medicatl society. Activities certified for AMA PRA credit must meet both the AMA's and the accreditor's requirements.

Resources

The Physician's Recognition Award and credit system: 2010 revision
Information on certifying activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  and applying for the Physician's Recognition Award

ACCME
Information on CME accreditation and list of recognized state medical societies

Relevant CEJA Opinions:

CME provider glossary
Glossary of terms and acronyms often used in the CME community

State medical licensure requirements
Summary table of state requirements for license renewal

CPPD information
Additional information for CME providers

Subscribe to CPPD listserv
Subscribe to the CPPD listserv to receive the CPPD Report and other news and announcements from the AMA's Division of Continuing Physician Professional Development.

CPPD Report newsletter for the CME Community
This newsletter provides the CME community with important information on the AMA PRA credit system and certifying activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The Continuing Professional Development of Physicians: From Research to Practice
This 16 chapter book on CPD embraces a broad view of lifelong learning for physicians. All who are dedicated to assisting physicians in learning and improving health care will find the book to be forward-looking, comprehensive, thought-provoking, and informative.

Guidance on new procedures for CME
Information for providers who certify new procedures and skills education courses