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Specialty Board CME Requirements

The ACS Division of Education has compiled a summary of the Maintenance of Certification/Continuing Certification (MOC/CC) CME requirements for American Board of Medical Specialties and American Osteopathic Board specialties and subspecialties.

These summaries are for your reference and are subject to change. Requirements may vary depending on a physician’s stage in the MOC/CC process. Individuals are encouraged to contact their specialty boards directly if they have questions about their certification status.

Specialty Boards

Use the links below to download the summaries.

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

American Board of Neurological Surgery

American Board of Ophthalmology

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Otolaryngology

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery—Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Urology

American Board of Urology—FPMRS

American Board of Urology—Pediatric

American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

American Osteopathic Board of Surgery

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