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Continuing Medical Education

Physicians will receive Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit hours for their participation as preceptors and lecturers for Family Medicine rotations.

American Osteopathic Association (AOA) CME

  • Osteopathic physicians (DO’s) will receive one hour of category 1-B CME for each hour of clinical instruction up to a maximum of 40 hours per week.
  • Category 1-A credit will be awarded on an hour-for-hour basis for each hour of lecture during the didactic components of Family Medicine rotations.

American Medical Association (AMA) CME

  • Allopathic physicians (MD’s) will receive a letter from the OSU-COM CME office indicating the hours of service either in clinical instruction or lecture for submission to their individual accrediting board.

CME Notification

  • Cumulative CME hours will be calculated every July and December for the calendar year by OSU-COM.
  • Clinical hours will be calculated on a 40 hour week and will be based on the preceptor/student assignment schedule.
  • Lecture hours should be submitted to OSU-COM Department of Family Medicine by the preceptor for didactic components of Family Medicine rotations.
  • The OSU-COM CME Department will notify physicians via letter of their cumulative CME hours.
  • OSU-COM CME Department will forward AOA CME credit hours for Osteopathic physicians to the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners and to the American Osteopathic Association.
  • OSU-COM CME Department will forward hours directly to the Allopathic physicians.

For further information regarding AMA CME requirements, please contact Barbara Matthews (405-843-9571 or 1-800-522-9452).

Information is also available on the Oklahoma State Medical Association website.

Questions regarding CME credit hours for Family Medicine rotations may be directed to:

Janice Giacomo
Continuing Medical Education
OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
1111 W. 17th Street
Tulsa, OK 74107-1898
918-583-1424 fax