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

Credit amount: MDs and DOs should complete 30 CME training hours per licensure cycle.
CME/Year: 12
Hours/Year: 12
Licensure cycle: Biennial
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA
  • For MDs, Vermont requires 1 CME hour on any of the following topics: hospice, palliative care, end-of-life care or pain management. MDs who currently have or who have applied for United States Drug Enforcement Association registration are required to complete 2 hours of prescribing of controlled substances education.
  • For DOs, at least 40% of CME hours must be osteopathic medical education.

Learn about Vermont’s governing bodies for CME

The Vermont Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Vermont are Vermont’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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