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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:  
     Biennial registration by June 1 of even-numbered years

State-Mandated CME Requirements:

State-Mandated CME Content Detail

Physicians are required to document to the Board of Medical Licensure and
Discipline that they have earned a minimum of forty (40) hours of American
Medical Association, Physician Recognition Award or American Osteopathic
Association (AOA Category 1a) continuing medical education credits during the
previous two years. Every physician has to complete one hour (per career) of CME
training regarding Alzheimer’s disease. At least 4 hours of continuing medical
education shall be earned on topics of current concern as determined by the
director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. Current topics include:
Ethics, Risk Management, Opioid pain management / Chronic Pain Management, End
of life / palliative care, Antimicrobial Stewardship.
Accepted CME
Accepted CME
State Statutes and Codes
Rhode Island Code of Regulations - Licensure of Physicians
State Medical Board
Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure - Contact Information
Updated May 2022
State requirements are subject to change. Please contact or your state medical board if you have any questions or concerns about the content of this website.