Maine Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration
40 hours of Category 1 CME credits per licensure cycle. Physicians licensed for the first time in the state of Maine will follow prorated CME credits requirements on initial renewal
Licensure cycle: Biennial
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA, AMA PRA app, ABMS, SMS, GME
Topics: All 40 hours must be Category 1 CME programs. A minimum of 3 hours of CME must be earned in the area of opioid prescribing. Over 30 CME credits can be earned in any topical area.
Learn about Maine’s governing bodies for CME
The Maine Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Maine are Maine’s governing bodies for CME and medical license requirements. Their mission is to:
“safeguard the health, welfare, safety and lives, of the people of Maine by ensuring that the public is served by competent, ethical and honest practitioners.”
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.