Medical Genetics & Genomics & Rhode Island CME Requirements

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 3

        • 75 Category 1 CME Hours
        • Lifelong Learning Activity (Literature Review Modules, Safety Module)
        • Practice Improvement Activity
      • By the end of year 7

        • Additional 100 Category 1 CME hours
        • Lifelong Learning Activity (Literature Review Modules, Safety Module)
        • Practice Improvement Activity
      • By the end of year 10

        • Additional 75 Category 1 CME Hours
        • Lifelong Learning Activity (Literature Review Modules, Safety Module)
        • MOC Exam
        • Practice Improvement Activity

      The ABMGG MOC process includes four components.

      Part one is Professionalism and Professional Standing. This includes the requirement of either a medical license or a letter of attestation of professional conduct (LAPC). This is a requirement on an ongoing basis.
      Part two is Lifelong Learning and Assessment, including literature review modules and an average of 25 CMEs/year.
      Part three is the cognitive exam per specialty area (once every ten years).
      Part four is the practice evaluation/improvement modules in areas consistent with scope of practice.

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  • Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA Category 1 Credits or AOA Category 1-A
      • 2 Public Health Needs

      The Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline requires 40 AMA PRA Category 1 or AOA Category 1-A. Of these hours, 2 must be on the subject of public health needs,
      The CME requirement can alternatively be fulfilled through an ABMS maintanence of certification program, or through participation in the AOA OCC program.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.