Credit for Teaching CME

(From the American Medical Association’s Physician Recognition Award Credit System booklet:)

Teaching at a live activity

Preparing and presenting an original presentation at a live activity that has been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (if the accredited CME provider has not already awarded credit for this).

Documentation required: a copy of the page(s) used by the provider to announce or describe the activity which includes the name of the speaker, accredited CME provider, AMA Credit Designation Statement, date and location of the activity.

Credit assignment: two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per one (1) hour of presentation time.

For most UCSF CME activities, speakers will have the opportunity to indicate the number of credits they are claiming for teaching.  Note that the sum of credits for teaching and credits for attending cannot exceed the maximum number of credits designated for the course.