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Continuing Medical Education

The WSMA opposes AMA policy revisions to the Physician Recognition Award which requires applicants to obtain a minimum of 20 hours of Category II credit each year, and disallows credit for independent study or reading. (Reaffirmed A-17)

The WSMA opposes legislation which would eliminate the current continuing medical education requirements. The WSMA supports mandating continuing medical education, but opposes disease specific mandatory education requirements. (EC 9/91; EC Rpt D, '91) (Reaffirmed A-17)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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