CME Content and the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award

All CME educational activities developed and presented by a provider accredited by the ACCME system and associated with AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM must be developed and presented in compliance with all ACCME accreditation requirements - in addition to all the requirements of the AMA PRA program. All activities so designated for, or awarded, credit will be subject to review by the ACCME accreditation process as verification of fulfillment of the ACCME accreditation requirements.


This policy describes the shared requirements of the ACCME and the American Medical Association (AMA) with regard to CME activities that include the provision of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The AMA is the owner of the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA).