Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Hawaii CME Requirements

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 5

        • 150 Category 1 CME hours (min 8 self-assessment)
        • 1 Practice Performance Project
      • By the end of year 10

        • 150 Category 1 CME hours (years 6-10, min 8 self-assessment)
        • MOC Exam (years 7-10 only)
        • 1 Project Performance Project (years 6-10)

      The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation requires 150 Category 1 credits every 5 years, of which a minimum of 50% must relate to the physician's specialty or subspecialty.
      Physician's with time-limited certificates issued before 2012 must complete 300 credits by the end of the year 10.

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  • Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 Category 1 or 1-A.
      • 20 Category 1 or 1-A (for Physicians licensed between 2014-2015).

      The Hawaii Medical Board requires Physicians to complete 40 Category 1 or 1-A credits every two years. If you initially received your license prior to 2/1/14, you will be required to complete 40 Category 1 or 1A hours. If you initially received your license between 2/1/14 and 1/31/15, only 20 hours are required. Beginning with the 2018 renewal and thereafter, the usual 40 will be required.


      The Hawaii Medical Board requires Osteopathic Physicians to complete 40 Category 1 or 1-A credits every two years. If you initially received your license prior to 7/1/14, you will be required to complete 40 Category 1 or 1A hours. If you initially received your license between 7/1/14 and 6/30/15, only 20 hours are required. Beginning with the 2018 renewal and thereafter, the usual 40 will be required.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.