Colon & Rectal Surgery & Massachusetts CME Requirements

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • Annual CertLink Fee (Starting in year 2)
      • By the end of year 5

        • 90 Category 1 CME Hours
        • 50 Self Assessment Activity Hours
        • 20 CertLink Exams (Quarterly)
        • Evaluation of Performance in Practice
      • By the end of year 10

        • 90 Category 1 CME Hours
        • 50 Self Assessment Activity Hours
        • 20 CertLink Exams (Quarterly)
        • Evaluation of Performance in Practice

      The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery requires 90 Category 1 CME hours every 5 years. Of these hours, a minimum of 50 must be self-assessment activities (with a score of 75% or higher). Quarterly (four times a year), a CertLink exam must be passed. An annual CertLink fee is due beginning in year 2.
      The ABCRS requires ongoing participation in local, regional or national outcomes registry or quality assessment programs.

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  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine

      • At a Glance

        100 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA or AAPA Category 1 Credits.

      The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine requires 100 CME hours every two years, of which 40 must be AMA or AAPA Category 1 credit hours.

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Continuing Education requirements change often. We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.