Missouri Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration
Credit amount: 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or AOA Category 1-A CME per licensure cycle.
Licensure cycle: 2 years
Equivalent Certificates: ABMS, GME
Topics: The CME license renewal requirement can be met by a) completing 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, AOA Category 1-A or 2-A credits, or AAFP Prescribed credits; b) completing 40 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or AOA Category 1-A credit if each course, seminar, or activity includes a post-test of the material covered in the 40 CME credits; c) specialty board certification or recertification, or d) participating in an ACGME- or AOA-approved internship or residency program where at least 60 days of the reporting period were spent in the internship or residency.
Learn about Missouri’s governing bodies for CME
The Missouri Division of Professional Registration is Missouri’s governing bodies for CME and medical license requirements. Their mission is to:
“serve and protect the public from incompetency, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty by providing an accessible, responsible and accountable regulatory system that licenses only qualified professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency and enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules.”
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.