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CME / CE Requirements for Physician in Alabama, USA

Alabama Board of Medical Examiners & Medical Licensure Commission Of Alabama

MD/DO Requirement
CME Credits Required 25.00
Licensing Cycle 1 year
AMA PRA Category Credits 25
MD Requirement
CME Credits Required 25.00
Licensing Cycle 1 year
AMA PRA Category Credits 25
DO Requirement
CME Credits Required 25.00
Licensing Cycle 1 year
AMA PRA Category Credits 25
MD/DO Requirement

Description

You are exempt from the CME requirement if you:

  • do not reside in Alabama and do not practice in Alabama (physicians only)
  • are retired and have received a retirement waiver from the Board (if you are retired but do not have a waiver, you are still subject to the CME requirement) (physicians only)
  • received your initial license this calendar year
  • have applied for and received from the Board a disability waiver
  • are enrolled or were enrolled in a residency training program or clinical fellowship program during any part of this calendar year (physicians only)
  • are a member of any branch of the armed services of the United States and are deployed for military service; the exemption is for the calendar year in which you are deployed

Additional Notes

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) accredit providers to confer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
MD Requirement

Description

25 hours per year; all must be AMA PRA Category 1. Effective January 1, 2018, all Alabama Controlled Substance Certificate (ACSC) holders must complete 2 AMA Category 1 CME hours every 2 years in the area of controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, or controlled substance prescribing for chronic
DO Requirement

Description

25 hours of Category 1 every year; OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. All Alabama Controlled Substance Certificate (ACSC) holders must complete 2 Category 1 hours every 2 years in the area of controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, or controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain.
Related Info
Medical Association of the State of Alabama
19 South Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
(800) 239-6272, Local (334) 954-2500
(334) 269-5200
masa@masalink.org
Alabama State Initial Medical Licensure

Phone

334-242-4116

No. Of Attempts at Licensing Exam

10 attempts at all USMLE Steps
3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3 No limit on COMLEX

Time limit for licensing exams

7 years to complete all USMLE Steps No limit on COMLEX
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Medical Association of the State of Alabama
19 South Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
(800) 239-6272, Local (334) 954-2500
(334) 269-5200
masa@masalink.org
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American Academy of Neurology
1080 Montreal Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55116
800-879-1960 or 651-695-2717
651-695-2791
memberservices@aan.com
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American Board of Podiatric Medicine
3812 Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 530
Torrance, California 90505
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310-475-1386
admin@abpmed.org
Initial Medical Licensure Processes by State
Alabama State Initial Medical Licensure
334-242-4116
GME
AMG-1 year
IMG-3 years
No. of attempts at Licensing exam
10 attempts at all USMLE Steps
3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3 No limit on COMLEX
Time limit for licensing exams
7 years to complete all USMLE Steps No limit on COMLEX
List of Governing Medical Councils and Associations
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
312-527-9200
info@accme.org

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