American Board Of Ophthalmology

The American Board of Ophthalmology

PO Box 1887
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: (610) 664-1175

Lifelong Learning Requirements

Attestation to Completion of CME Requirements
CME Requirement: Attest to completing 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.
Attestation: Diplomates use their status page to attest in years 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 of the 10-year cycle. 

Fast-Track Continuing Certification/Re-Entry Program.
Earn at least 250 AMA PRA Category Credits™ (within the last 10 years) and attest to completion
Attest via the ABO website 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.

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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.