Report Improvement in Medical Practice requirements every 2 years.
By the end of year 2
1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
By the end of year 10
Continuing Certification Examination
The American Board of Pathology requires 70 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits. Eighty percent of required CME must be directly related to the diplomate’s scope of practice. The remainder may be in areas of general relevance to medicine (e.g. ethics, practice management, informatics, etc.)
3 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management if the physician prescribes controlled substances CME
10 Credits in Risk Management CME
3 Credits in Electronic Health Records CME
2 Credits Per Chapter for Reading the Board’s Regs, 243 CMR 1.00-3.00
50 hours of either Category I or Category II CME
3 hours of pain management CME credits
The Massachusetts Board of Medicine requires that physicians complete 50 CME credits every 2 years. Included in these 50 credits must be 2 Credits in End of Life Care Issues, 3 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management if the physician prescribes controlled substances, 10 Credits in Risk Management, 3 Credits in Electronic Health Records, 2 Credits Per Chapter for Reading the Board’s Regs, 243 CMR 1.00-3.00
In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 1000 Dermatology case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.