AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA)

AMA Physician's Recognition Award online application

The Physician’s Recognition Award application

  • An award of recognition for physicians who participate in CME and demonstrate a commitment to keeping current with the advances in biomedical science, as well as other developments in medicine.
  • Use to submit credits and documentation for a hard copy certificate. Certificate will be mailed to you.
  • Please note that credits are not given with this award.

Claiming direct credit 

Direct Credit application

Use to claim credits for the following activities:

  • American Board of Medical Specialties member board certification and Maintenance of Certification
  • Teaching in live CME activities
  • Poster presentation(s)
  • Published article(s)
  • Medically related advanced degree

Credit can only be awarded for activities completed within the last 6 years.

Physician Recognition Award and direct credit: resident application

  • Use to claim credits for a residency/fellowship.
  • May also be used to receive a 3-year standard PRA for residency/fellowship.

Credit conversion

Application for EACCME credit conversion

Application for RCPSC credit conversion

Application for QCHP-AD credit conversion 

Other applications

Application for Certificate of Participation: Genetics

Application for Certificate of Participation: Radiology

AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA)

AMA Physician's Recognition Award online application

The Physician’s Recognition Award application

  • An award of recognition for physicians who participate in CME and demonstrate a commitment to keeping current with the advances in biomedical science, as well as other developments in medicine.
  • Use to submit credits and documentation for a hard copy certificate. Certificate will be mailed to you.
  • Please note that credits are not given with this award.

Claiming direct credit 

Direct Credit application

Use to claim credits for the following activities:

  • American Board of Medical Specialties member board certification and Maintenance of Certification
  • Teaching in live CME activities
  • Poster presentation(s)
  • Published article(s)
  • Medically related advanced degree

Credit can only be awarded for activities completed within the last 6 years.

Physician Recognition Award and direct credit: resident application

  • Use to claim credits for a residency/fellowship.
  • May also be used to receive a 3-year standard PRA for residency/fellowship.

Credit conversion

Application for EACCME credit conversion

Application for RCPSC credit conversion

Application for QCHP-AD credit conversion 

Other applications

Application for Certificate of Participation: Genetics

Application for Certificate of Participation: Radiology

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