• CME Reporting

  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Claim CME

    The links to claim CME for AAO 2021, 2021 Subspecialty Day and AAOE Coding Sessions closed Aug. 1, 2022.

    Links for 2022 will open Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

    Academy Members

    CME transcripts that include AAOE Half-Day Coding Sessions, Subspecialty Day and/or AAO 2021 credits will be available to Academy members through the Academy’s CME Central web page.

    The Academy transcript cannot list individual course attendance. It will list only the overall credits claimed for educational activities at AAOE Half-Day Coding Sessions, Subspecialty Day and/or AAO 2021.

    Nonmembers

    The Academy provides nonmembers with verification of credits earned and reported for a single Academy-sponsored CME activity.

    Proof of Attendance

    You will be able to obtain a CME credit reporting/ proof-of-attendance letter for reimbursement or hospital privileges, or for nonmembers who need it to report CME credit:

    Academy Members

    When you claim CME credits and complete the evaluation, you will be able to print a certificate/proof of attendance letter from your transcript page. Your certificate will also be emailed to you.

    Nonmembers

    When you claim CME credits and complete the evaluation, a new browser window will open with a PDF of your certificate. Please disable your pop-up blocker. Your certificate will also be emailed to you.

    CME Questions

    Send your questions about CME credit reporting to cme@aao.org.

    For Continuing Certification questions, contact the American Board of Ophthalmology at MOC@abpo.org.

    Learn More

    Visit https://www.aao.org/annual-meeting/cme to find more information about:

    • Eligibility to receive CME credit.
    • Portions of the meeting identified for credit.
    • Self-assessment credit.
    • European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and converting credits.
    • Credit for teaching at a live activity.
    • AAPC continuing education credit.
    • IJCAHPO continuing education credit.
    • Scientific integrity and disclosure of financial interest.