Thoracic Surgery & Massachusetts CME Requirements

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 5

        • 1 SESATS Excercise
        • 150 Category 1 CME hours
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 1 Performance Quality Improvement
      • By the end of year 10

        • 150 Category 1 CME hours
        • MOC Exam (years 8-10)
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 1 Performance Quality Improvement

      The American Board of Thoracic Surgery requires 150 hours of AMA Category 1 CME hours over a 5 year period.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 75 must be on the broad subject of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

      In addition, each Diplomate must complete the SESATS exercise during the fifth year of their MOC cycle.

      Source

  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine

      • At a Glance

        100 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA or AAPA Category 1 Credits.

      The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine requires 100 CME hours every two years, of which 40 must be AMA or AAPA Category 1 credit hours.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.