International CME: The AMA Changes the Rules

In a policy letter issued last spring, the American Medical Association (AMA) stipulated that international conference sponsors wishing to have their meetings designated for Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) apply directly to the AMA. Previously, sponsors obtained such designation through their U.S.-accredited sponsor counterparts.

To meet the new criteria, conferences will have to adhere to the AMA PRA standards, which reflect the language and conce

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