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CME Provider Resources

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The AMA provides information, resources and guidance about the AMA continuing medical education (CME) credit system for CME providers. Activities certified for AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) credit must meet both the AMA's and the accreditor's requirements.

The AMA Council on Medical Education and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education are requesting comments/feedback on the proposal to simplify and align their expectations of accredited continuing medical education activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Access the survey.

CME Provider Requirements 

 To certify educational activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ , the sponsoring organization must:

  • Be accredited by either the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or a recognized state medical society (SMS).
  • Meet all requirements of both the AMA and their accreditor (ACCME or SMS).

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Contact Information

Send an email to [email protected] or call (312) 464-4668.

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