Hawaii Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration

Credit amount: 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ or equivalent per calendar year. No CME requirements for first-time license renewals.
CME/Year: 12
Hours/Year: 12
Licensure cycle: Annual
Equivalent Certificates: ABMS
Topics: Hawaii Controlled Substances Certificate (ACSC) holders must complete 2 AMA Category 1 CME hours or equivalent every 2 years in controlled substance prescribing practices for chronic pain

Learn about Hawaii’s governing bodies for CME

The Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Hawaii are Hawaii’s governing bodies for CME and medical license requirements. Their mission is to:

“protect the health and safety of the citizens of the state of Hawaii.”

Additional information can be found on their website which includes information pertaining to basic requirements, educational requirements, frequently asked questions, requests for license verification, and more.

All information from Federation of State Medical Boards is subjected to change. It should be verified independently.


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