American Board Of Ophthalmology

The American Board of Ophthalmology

PO Box 1887
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: (610) 664-1175

Fax: (610) 664-6503

Maintenance of Certification Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment

Attest to Completion of CME Requirements

Attestation: Diplomates log on to their status page and access the CME & Self-Assessment Attest Now link biannually (in years 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10), to confirm completion of at least 50 CME credits.

CME Requirement
Attest to participating in an average of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  every two years, including 16 credits of self-assessment. One patient safety activity must be completed during the 10-year cycle. 

  • Log in to the ABO website every two years to attest to meeting CME milestones; attest to patient safety completion one time per 10-year cycle.

Fast Track MOC Entry
Earn at least 250 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (within the last 10-years), and attest to completion of all CME once during 3-year Fast Track cycle.

  • Log in to the ABO website to attest to the completion of all CME one time during the 3-year Fast Track Process.

CME acceptable for ABO MOC must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ obtained from ACCME-accredited CME providers.  At least 80% of all CME activities completed for ABO MOC must be specific to ophthalmology.

The ABO Quarterly Questions program is eligible for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ beginning with the 2019

Direct CME Credit from the AMA is available for certain educational and professional development activities.

Featured Activities:
ABO Quarterly Questions
ABO COVID-19 Improvement Project

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The requirements and other information provided on this page are determined by each ABMS Member Board and may be subject to change. Please refer to the relevant Board’s website to confirm the applicable requirements.