CME Guidelines & Requirements

CME Requirements
The AOA encourages all members to earn 75 credits over a three-year cycle of which 18 CME credits should be recorded in AOA Category 1-A and the remaining 57 credits may be accumulated in any category 1-A, 1-B, 2-A or 2-B.

Specialty CME Policy
Members who are board-certified must earn a minimum of 50 CME credits (Category 1 or 2) in their specialties. For osteopathic physicians holding certification(s) of added qualification (CAQs), a minimum of 25% of the credits (13 credits) must be earned at the level of the CAQ. At least 30% of the specialty CME credits (15 credits) must be earned in the primary certification. 


AOA - CME Guide


AOA - CME Reporting Forms