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Physicians

Under California law, physicians and surgeons must complete at least 50 hours of approved Continuing Medical Education (CME) during each biennial (two-year) renewal cycle with The Medical Board of California.

Approved programs include:

(1) programs accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA),

the
American Medical Association (AMA),

and the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

that qualify for
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™;

(2) programs which qualify for prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP); and

(3) other programs offered by other organizations and institutions acceptable to the Division.

Courses approved by the Licensing Program for Category 1 CME include programs that are approved by the California Medical Association and the American Medical Association and programs that qualify for prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians.