AOA Category 1-A Medical Teaching – CME Credit Request

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently accredited as an AOA CME 1-A sponsor.

The Office of Faculty Affairs will submit teaching hours once per semester to the AOA on the behalf of faculty members or guest lecturers.

Reporting Period Reporting to AOA
July-December Approximately January 15
January-June Approximately July 15

AOA Category 1-A

Activity Type Description Rules, caps, etc
Medical Teaching Formal delivery of medical education lectures in the following settings:

Osteopathic and allopathic medical colleges

Specialty or divisional society conferences

To students, interns, residents, fellows, and staff

Granted on an hour-for-hour basis

Must be verified by the CME Department of the medical college, sponsoring hospital, or sponsor (To report CME earned by medical teaching, please submit a letter from the institution stating the number of hours and date(s) to receive credit)

CME credits will not be awarded for preparation of lectures

To process the CME credit, please complete the form below.  Once submitted, the form will be routed to the faculty member and their chair for verification of teaching hours and signature via Adobe Sign.

Once the form has been signed, a formal letter of teaching hours will be sent to the faculty member and the Office of Faculty Affairs will submit your hours to the AOA.

*It can take up to 6 weeks for submitted hours to appear on transcript.

**A letter can also be provided to our MD counterparts documenting their teaching hours each semester.   Teaching physicians, residents, medical students or other health professionals is an activity that can be claimed for AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™.  This activity is self-reported and self-documented by the physician.  The physician documents the activity title or description, subject or content area, date(s) of participation and number of credits claimed.  https://www.ama-assn.org/media/10641/download (pg. 7, #19).  Please complete and submit the form (below).

CURRENT REPORTING PERIOD: July 1, 2020-December 31, 2020

  • (July-December or January-June)

For Questions:

Contact Faculty Affairs, facultyaffairs@bcomnm.org