As of my last knowledge update in September 2021, the Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for healthcare professionals in New Mexico are subject to change, and it's advisable to verify the current requirements with the New Mexico Medical Board or the relevant licensing authority. Generally, physicians in New Mexico are required to fulfill a certain number of CME credits within a specified timeframe to maintain their licensure.Physicians and other healthcare professionals should participate in accredited CME activities that cover relevant medical topics. The New Mexico Medical Board may have specific guidelines regarding the number of hours required, the types of activities accepted, and any additional requirements.For the most accurate and up-to-date information on CME requirements in New Mexico, I recommend checking the official website of the New Mexico Medical Board or contacting them directly. This will ensure that you have the latest information on CME obligations for maintaining licensure in the state.


New Mexico Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration

Credit amount: 75 hours of CME credits per licensure cycle. MDs completing first-time license renewals are exempt from CME requirements.
CME/Year: 75
Hours/Year: 25
Licensure cycle: 3 years
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA, ABMS, GME
Topics: MDs are required to complete 5 hours of pain management CME and review the New Mexico Medical Practice Act for 1 hour of CME credit per licensure cycle.

Learn about New Mexico’s governing bodies for CME

The New Mexico Medical Board is New Mexico’s governing body for MD 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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