The Arizona Medical Board (https://www.azmd.gov) requires that physicians earn 40 continuing medical education (CME) credits over the two year license cycle. There are no requirements that any percentage be specifically American Medical Association (AMA) Physican's Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 or equivalent, American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), or American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) credits.
The Arizonal Board of Osteopathic Examiners (http://www.azdo.gov) requires that physicians earn 40 CME credits over the two year license cycle. Of these 40 credits, 12 must be American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Category 1A credits and no more than 8 hours can be category 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) credits.
Many of UA AHSC Grand Rounds and other seminars and conferences can be viewed via our Biomedical Communication streaming service. Viewers are eligible for Educational Credit via the Arizona Telemedicine Program.
Virtual Lecture HallUse your UA Net ID to take online courses and receive up to $250 in free CME credits
The Virtual Lecture Hall,owned by the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of The University of Arizona, for its College of Medicine-Tucson offers online CME programs to meet medical (physician) licensing requirements for communication, professionalism, and systems-based care. Users who sign in with a UA NetID receive $250 in free CME credits.
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Continuing education – Designed for healthcare professionals. Open to all. Continuing education credit is often available. See details of each offering.
Online Resources for Free CME
A list of web resources offering free CME activities. Be sure to consult the AMA's EDHub site for additional information on CME requirements and accreditation. Some of the sites below require registration but all offer opportunities for CME free of charge.