Pathology CME Requirements

American Board of Pathology

    • At a Glance

    • Report Improvement in Medical Practice requirements every 2 years.
    • By the end of year 2

      • 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
      • 1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
    • By the end of year 4

      • 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
      • 1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
    • By the end of year 6

      • 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
      • 1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
    • By the end of year 8

      • 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
      • 1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
    • By the end of year 10

      • MOC Examination (years 7-10 only)
      • 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
      • 1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit

    The American Board of Pathology requires 70 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits, of which 20 must be Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs), every 2 years.
    AOA Category 1-A credits and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accredited Group Learning (Section 1) credits in General Pathology are accepted as equivalent to AMA Category 1 CME credits.
    RCPSC Assessment (Section 3) credits are accepted as equivalent to SAM credits.

    Source

Resources

Pathology

    Dermatopathology CME - $79

    Complete 2 hours of Dermatopathology CME by going through questions, answers, and explanations.

    Pathology Question Bank CME - $599

    Complete 60 Category 1 CME Credits and 60 ABP Approved Self Assessment Module (SAM) Credits while preparing for the ABP MOC exam. All questions, answers, and explanations are targeted to board/recertification preparation.

    Melanoma CME - $59

    Complete 3 hours of Melanoma CME by completing a multiple choice question based assessment.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.