ABMS Continuing Certification Directory Submission Agreement
Please read this Agreement carefully before submitting CME Activities for MOC to the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory™.
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
By using the ABMS MOC Submission Form, you also indicate your understanding that we may revise the Terms from time to time without providing notice to you. Your continued use of the ABMS MOC Submission Form after we have revised the Terms will indicate that you accept them as revised. We recommend you review the Terms regularly.
ABMS Continuing Certification Directory Submission Requirements
You understand that the purpose of the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory is to increase access to accredited CME Activities that are approved by participating ABMS Member Boards and to make the activities available to ABMS Member Board Diplomates for satisfying the Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment requirements of the ABMS Programs for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®) for the particular Member Board.
You agree that your submission of a CME Activity to the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory is consistent with this purpose.
You agree that all individuals having copyright or other intellectual property rights to the CME Activity are aware of and agree to your submission of the CME Activity to the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory or its affinity groups, as provided for herein, and in the Terms. In addition, you represent that the CME Activity being submitted does not willfully infringe on the copyright, trademark, or patent or any other proprietary right of any third party.
You agree that the CME Activity has been approved for CME credit by a recognized Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited CME provider and for the number of CME credits described in the ABMS MOC Submission Form.
You agree that the information provided to ABMS or its affinity groups regarding this submission is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. In the event this information changes or your CME Activity description is no longer accurate, you agree to notify ABMS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABMS Continuing Certification Directory Submission Screening Process
You understand that submitting a CME Activity to the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory does not guarantee that it will be added to the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory and does not guarantee approval by the ABMS Member Boards participating in the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory. Further, you understand that inclusion of your CME Activity in the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory does not guarantee third-party use of your CME Activity.
You understand that your submission will be screened to ensure that it meets minimum inclusion criteria.
Intellectual Property Grant
You hereby grant ABMS and its affinity groups a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to include your CME Activity description(s) in the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory and to promote and utilize the activity for satisfying certain requirements of the ABMS Program for Maintenance of Certification (ABMS MOC®).
You understand and agree that ABMS and its affinity groups shall each retain ownership of, and all right, title and interest in and to, their respective, pre-existing intellectual property, and no license therein, whether express or implied, is granted to you hereunder.
Maintenance of Activity Description
You understand that if your CME Activity description(s) is approved by one or more of the ABMS Member Boards participating in the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory and is subsequently listed in the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, they may be revised as described herein or removed at any time and without notice to you at the sole discretion of ABMS or its affinity groups.