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CMEs and CEUs
CMEs and CEUs
Poster Sessions are not eligible for CME or CEU credits
For questions, contact
.
Continuing Medical Education Credits (CMEs)
The ASHG 2013 Annual Meeting has been planned and implemented in ­accordance
with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for ­Continuing Med-
ical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American ­College of
Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) and ASHG. The ACMG is ­accredited by
the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for ­physicians. All ­educational
programming is developed and must be presented in ­compliance with all ACCME
accreditation requirements. Therefore, ACMG ­designates this ­educational activity for
a maximum of
27.25
AMA PRA
Categor
y 1
Credit(s)
TM
.
Physicians should only claim
credit commensurate with the extent of their ­participation in the activity.
Procedures:
There is a
non-refundable
$45 fee payable during the ­registration
­
process. You can apply for credits through the online application available ­beginning
October 26, 2013.
The deadline to submit your request is December 28, 2013.
­
Attendees may pick up self-reporting tracking forms in the ASHG Office, Room 254,
or at the Information Counter located in the Registration Area, North Lobby. Please
see the section below for the learning objectives, target audience, disclosure policy,
and a list of authors with disclosures of potential conflicts of interest.
MDs and PhDs should apply for CMEs. The American Board of Medical ­Genetics
(
ABMG) will accept CMEs for MDs or PhDs participating in the Maintenance of
­
Certification (MOC) program in any ABMG specialty.
Continuing Education Unit Credits (CEUs) for California-Licensed Clinical and
Molecular Laboratory Directors
ASHG has been approved for Continuing Education Units for up to
27.0
units through
the Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education
(
P.A.C.E.
®
)
program for
California-Licensed Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Directors.
Procedures:
There is a
non-refundable
$35 fee payable during the registration
­
process. Those who registered in advance received an email with instructions and
a copy of the self-reporting tracking form. You may also pick up your CEU packet in
the ASHG Meeting Office, Room 254. The
deadline
to submit your request for PACE
credits is
Monday
,
December 3, 2013
.
No requests will be taken after this date.
Clinical Laboratory Scientists should apply for PACE CEUs. ABMG will accept PACE
CEUs for diplomates participating in the MOC program in the following categories:
­
Clinical ­Biochemical Geneticist, Clinical Cytogeneticist, and Clinical Molecular Geneticist.
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