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To fulfill your annual reporting requirement, you must complete the following steps by Monday, April 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm Central Time: 

  • Accept the terms of the ACCME annual agreement, located on the dashboard in PARS under Provider Agreement(s). Each year, all accredited providers are asked to accept the annual agreement regarding data submission and compliance with ACCME policies and procedures.
  • Enter all activities that started in 2023, and close all of them that also ended in 2023.
  • If you provide enduring material activities, update the total learner counts as of December 31, 2023. Enduring materials should remain open until the end date, which may be up to three years from the start date.
  • Complete and submit your Program Summary, located on the dashboard in PARS.
  • Review and update your contact information. You can do this by clicking Back to Accreditation Management in the top right section of the PARS dashboard. 

Please note: Providers accredited by a state medical society may be required to complete their annual reporting requirements earlier and should check with their Recognized Accreditor for more information.


Accredited organizations are responsible for maintaining their contact information in PARS. All users affiliated with your organization in PARS can edit specific organizational contact information on the Profile tab of the Accreditation Management section. It is best practice to have individual users update their own information by going to Edit My Profile or via the Profile tab on their dashboard.

To add a contact to PARS, log in to the dashboard, click "Back to Accreditation Management", go to your Organization Profile and click “Contacts” in the middle navigation to see the list of people currently associated with your organization. Next, click “New” in the right corner and complete all the applicable fields. After a new contact is created, please instruct the new contact to go to the login page of PARS and click “Forgot Password.” The new contact will receive an email from parssupport@accme.org with instructions for creating a new password and logging into PARS.

Please contact info@accme.org if your organization needs assistance with this process.


The Program Summary is a summary of financial resources available to your Program of CME/CE. Report data for the most recent 12-month period you have available. If your organization is the accredited provider for a jointly provided activity, you are required to report the same financial data that you do for directly provided activities, even if the joint provider was the recipient of the funds.

Accredited providers must provide the following information on the Program Summary:

1. Total advertising and exhibit income received in support of your Program. Advertising and exhibits are opportunities for promotion (like advertising space, exhibit booths, etc.) and not continuing medical education. Therefore, monies paid by ineligible companies to providers for these promotional opportunities are not considered to be commercial support and should be reported as advertising and exhibit income. These funds must comply with Standard 5 of the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.

2. Total registration fees received from participants in your CME/CE activities.  This can include registration, subscription, or publication fees.

3. Total government monetary grants received. This includes monetary grants received from federal, state, or local governmental agencies in support of your Program.

4. Total private monetary donations received. This includes monetary donations received from the private sector, including foundations, in support of your Program. Commercial support is not considered to be a private monetary donation.

Please note that commercial support information is reported at the individual activity level. Commercial support is defined as any monetary or in-kind contributions given by an ACCME-defined ineligible company that is used to pay all or part of the costs of a CME activity. You must report commercial support information, including the commercial support source(s) and amount received, for each individual activity that received commercial support.


There are four activity statuses: Draft, Active, Ready to Close, and Closed. Below is a description of the data fields required for each activity status:


  • Title  

  • Format  

  • Start date  

  • End date 


  • Delivery method (if applies)  

  • Location (if applies)  

  • City, State, Country (if in person)  

  • AMA PRA Category 1™ amount  

  • CME Finder Yes/No selection  

  • If CME Finder = Yes  

    • Fee   

    • Registration  

    • Activity URL  

  • Activity Description  

  • Providership (Direct/Joint)  

  • End date not in the past  


  • Same fields as Active  

  • End date in the past


  • Everything required for Ready to Close  

  • If Joint Providership, at least 1 joint provider name  

  • At least 1 Outcome Measure  

  • Commercial Support Yes/No  

  • If Commercial Support = Yes, at least 1 support source, and for each source:  

    • Monetary or In-Kind selection 

    • If Monetary, support amount  

  • Total Physician Learner count (can enter a “0” if no learners in this category)  

  • Total Other Learner count (can enter a “0” if no learners in this category)  

  • If activity was registered for MOC/CC, at least one board selected, attestation complete, and for each board:  

    • At least one practice area  

    • At least one credit type  

    • MOC credit amount  

    • Content area (if applicable)  

    • Internal ID (if applicable)  

    • Fee  

    • Registration  

    • Activity URL  

    • MOC credit claim date