About the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Print CME Program
You can earn 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits,™ 50 AAFP Prescribed Credits, or 50 AAPA Category 1 credits by participating in the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Print CME Program. You can also claim 50 ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points with this CME program.
It's convenient and cost-effective. For only $179 the program includes two multiple-choice, open-book exams and follow-up answers. A passing grade of 70% or better earns 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits,™ 25 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 25 AAPA Category 1 credits per exam. You may also claim 25 ABIM MOC points per exam.
To enroll, call (800) 843-6356 in the U.S. and Canada or +1-781-434-7888 internationally or click here to order. You will be signed up right away for the next program. The exams will be mailed to you according to the schedule below.
The educational objectives of the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Print CME Program are to encourage participants to increase their basic knowledge of important advances in all areas of general medicine, to stimulate them to read the original articles in areas that are applicable to their practice, and to help participants integrate this knowledge into their practice. It is anticipated that, by answering the questions, the participants will be further encouraged to read the original articles. It is the goal of the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Print CME Program to encourage the participants to read in depth a larger number of articles appropriate to their specialty and to incorporate knowledge obtained into their practice.
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA: The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAFP: This medical journal activity, NEJM Journal Watch Print CME, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins January 1, 2016. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Each exam is approved for 25 Prescribed credits. Credit may be claimed for one year from the date of each exams. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts Prescribed credit from the AAFP and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 50 MOC points (and patient safety MOC credits) in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Participant data is governed by ABIM's Confidentiality Policy and submitted to the ABIM using the ACCME PARS system. Identifiable patient data shall not be provided to ACCME or ABIM by any organization or participant.
Public Information About Providers of MOC Activities
The following information, provided to ACCME by the provider, is considered public information, and therefore may be released by ABIM and/or ACCME.
- Activity title
- Activity type
- Accredited provider name
- Accredited provider contact information (including phone number and website address)
- Joint provider name (if applicable)
- Activity date (start date, in the case of a multi-day live activity or enduring material activity)
- Specialty(ies) activity addresses
- Maximum allowable MOC points and patient safety credit awarded
The following information will be made available in physicians' MOC history reports located in the secure physician login area of ABIM's website:
- Activity title
- MOC point value, including patient safety credit, if applicable
- Activity completion date
|Schedule||NEJM Journal Watch
General Medicine CME
|NEJM Journal Watch
General Medicine CME
|NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Issues Referenced||July - Dec. 2016||Jan. - June 2017|
|Deadline for Registration||Feb. 1, 2017||Aug. 1, 2017|
|Examinations Mailed||Mar. 1, 2017||Sept. 1, 2017|
|Answer Sheets Due||May 1, 2017||Nov. 1, 2017|
|Results Mailed||June 1, 2017||Dec. 1, 2017|
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