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State of Michigan LARA Board of Medicine Requirements for MDs

  • 150 hours of CME required per 3-year period (minimum of 75 hours must be Category 1)
  • Additional Content-Specific Requirements*:

- 1 hour minimum medical ethics continuing education

- 3 hours minimum pain and symptom management continuing education

- Training on human trafficking (one-time requirement)

For more information, view the Medicine CE Requirements (under Licensing Information).


State of Michigan LARA Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery for DOs

  • 150 hours of CME required per 3-year period (minimum 60 hours must be Category 1 and minimum 40 hours must be AOA approved credits)
  • Additional Content-Specific Requirements*:

- 3 hours minimum pain and symptom management education

- Training on human trafficking (one-time requirement)

For more information, view the Osteopathic Medicine CE Requirements (under Licensing Information).


American Osteopathic Association (AOA) CME Requirements

  • 120 hours of CME required per 3-year AOA cycle (current cycle is 2016-2018)**

- 30 hours minimum Category 1A

- 50 hours minimum Category 1 or 2 in each primary specialty (if board certified) (Refer to your Specialty College for CME requirements)

** Effective 2019, the AOA membership requirement to obtain 120 general hours per 3-year cycle will be eliminated. The new requirement will be a minimum of 60 specialty credits per cycle (note, individual boards may implement additional requirements).

For a summary of CE requirements for other health professions, click here.


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