Minnesota places a strong emphasis on Continuing Medical Education (CME) to ensure that healthcare professionals stay current with advancements in medical knowledge and technology. The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice oversees and enforces CME requirements for physicians in the state.Physicians practicing in Minnesota are mandated to fulfill specific CME credits within defined timeframes as part of the state's licensure requirements. The Minnesota CME requirements encompass a variety of educational activities, including conferences, workshops, and online courses, covering diverse medical topics relevant to contemporary healthcare practices.Certification of CME compliance is a critical aspect of the licensure renewal process in Minnesota. Physicians must provide evidence of their participation in accredited CME activities, showcasing their commitment to continuous learning and maintaining high standards of medical practice.Minnesota's CME requirements underscore the state's dedication to ensuring that healthcare professionals remain well-informed and competent, contributing to the overall quality of healthcare services in the state.


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

Credit amount: 75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME per licensure cycle.
CME/Year: 75
Hours/Year: 25
Licensure cycle:  3 years
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA, ABMS, MOCOMP
Topics: Required to earn at least 2 CME credit hours on best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances

Learn about Minnesota’s governing bodies for CME

The Minnesota Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Minnesota are Minnesota’s governing bodies for CME and medical license requirements.

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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