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News Board Revises Interim Policy on Continuing Medical Education Requirement

Physicians whose licenses are due for renewal between January 1, 2022 and February 28, 2022 and who have not completed all CME required for such renewal may renew their licenses but shall complete any such outstanding CME requirements by March 1, 2022.
12/21/2021
  • Board of Registration in Medicine

WakefieldOn March 10, 2020, Governor Baker declared a State of Emergency in Massachusetts in Executive Order No. 591, Declaration of a State of Emergency to Respond to COVID-19. For the duration of this state of emergency and until December 31, 2021, the continuing medical education (CME) requirement for physicians is suspended.  Any physician with a CME requirement whose license is due for renewal on April 2, 2020 through and including Dec. 31, 2021 will not be required to complete any CME requirement.  Physicians whose licenses are due for renewal between January 1, 2022 and February 28, 2022 and who have not completed all CME required for such renewal may renew their licenses but shall complete any such outstanding CME requirements by March 1, 2022. 

This interim order supersedes any existing Board policy or regulation to the contrary for the duration of the state of emergency and shall be rescinded effective March 1, 2022.

Board of Registration in Medicine 

The Board of Registration in Medicine is responsible for licensing, regulation, and discipline of Massachusetts physicians and acupuncturists.
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