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CME for Dormant Specialty Boards

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Requirements for DOs who hold time-limited certificates from dormant specialty boards

Learn how much overall and specialty-specific CME you need to earn for the 2022-2024 Certification CME cycle.

Due to the small number of physicians training in the specialties, the following specialty certifying boards are currently in a dormant status:

  • American Osteopathic Board of Nuclear Medicine (AOBNM)
  • American Osteopathic Board of Proctology (AOBPr)

In addition, the subspecialties noted below are currently in dormant status:

American Osteopathic Board of Pediatric subspecialties:

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology:

  • Otolaryngic Allergy

Diplomates who hold an active certification(s) in any of the specialties or subspecialties listed above have the following CME requirements for the 2022-2024 Certification CME cycle:

  • 120 total CME credits per 3-year Certification CME cycle
  • Of the total 120 credits required, a minimum of 25% must be specialty-specific*

* Specialty-specific CME will be verified by the diplomate via a self-attestation form, subject to random audit by the AOA.

Contact certification@osteopathic.org to request a self-attestation form.

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