Medical Genetics & Genomics & Washington 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.

      Source

  • Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission

      • At a Glance

        200 total hours every 4 years

      • Maximum of 80 Category 2 Credits.
      • Maximum of 80 Category 3 Credits.
      • Maximum of 80 Category 4 Credits.

      The Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission requires 200 Category 1 CME hours every 4 years. Of these, a maximum of 80 hours may be Category 2, a maximum of 80 may be earned for serving as an instructor of medical students (Category 3, and a maximum of 80 may be earned through papers, publications, books, or exhibits (Category 4). The commission will also accept certification or recertification by a specialty board as the equivalent of two hundred hours of continuing medical education.

      Source

  • Washington Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1-A CME

      The Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery requires 150 CME credits every 3 years, of which a minimum of 60 must be Category 1-A credits.

      Source

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.