Colon & Rectal Surgery & Michigan 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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  • Michigan Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 75 Category 1 CME.
      • 1 Medical Ethics CME.
      • 3 Pain and Symptom Management CME.

      The Michigan Board of Medicine requires 150 CME hours every three years, of which a minimum of 75 must be Category 1 CME. Additionally, a minimum of 1 hour of of CME must be earned in the area of Medical Ethics. Effective Dec. 6, 2017, a minimum of 3 hours of CME must be earned in the area of Pain and Symptom Management.

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  • Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1 CME.
      • 3 Pain and Symptom Management CME.

      The Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and  Surgery requires 150 CME hours every three years, of which 60 hours must be osteopathic related courses or programs designated as Category 1 or Category 3. Effective Dec. 20th, 2017, a minimum of 3 hours of CME will be required in the area of Pain and Symptom Management.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.