Fall Conferences Meet Examination Eligibility Requirements
Please visit http://abom.org/application/ to download the full 2013 Policies & Procedures.
Eligibility requirements include the completion of a minimum of sixty (60) credit hours of continuing medical education (CME) recognized by the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award (AMA PRA) Category 1 Credits on the topic of obesity are required for certification. At least thirty (30) credit hours must be obtained by participation and attendance at a conference. The other thirty (30) credit hours may be obtained by at-home CME activity. The sixty (60) credit hours can be completed within the thirty-six (36) months preceding the final application deadline (9/20/10 – 9/20/13). A copy of the applicant’s CME certificates should accompany the application.
NOTE: CME credit hours from the American Society of Bariatric Physicians April & October 2013 meetings and The Obesity Society November 2013 meeting will be valid for the 2013 ABOM examination application with meeting registration documentation submitted with all other application requirements.