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CME Resource Overview for Physicians

As an ACCME accredited provider, ACOG is a leading participant in the support and furtherance of quality CME for its members, other physicians and health care providers practicing obstetrics and gynecology.

The following ACOG resources and activities provide opportunities for earning College Cognate credits* or AMA Physician Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 credits.**



Live Events

Annual Meeting

Join your colleagues for the world’s preeminent ob-gyn event, held over five days each year in the Spring. ACOG designates the Annual Clinical Meeting for a maximum of 31 College Cognate credits or 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

  • Go to the Annual Meeting CME page for more information.

Annual District Meetings

ACOG is divided into 12 regional districts. Each district participates in its own annual meeting or one in combination with other districts. Annual District Meetings allow you to learn and collaborate with a community of your peers in a more intimate setting.

Congressional Leadership Conference

ACOG’s Annual Congressional Leadership Conference affords ob-gyns the ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with U.S. Senators and Representatives. Join your colleagues in this rewarding experience. Attendees may receive over 15 CME credits

Postgraduate Courses

ACOG provides the best learning opportunities available to ob-gyns at their in-person and web-based postgraduate courses. Hands-on courses are presented over two or three days at exciting locations. The courses will help you increase self-assurance in your work to provide the best possible care to your patients.

Jointly Provided Activities

ACOG partners with the top providers in ob-gyn education to jointly provide courses that offer the best outside perspectives and learning opportunities.

Coding Workshops

ACOG coding workshops keep you abreast of latest changes in government coding regulations and provide recommendations to improve your coding efficiency.

Webinars

ACOG provides live and on-demand webinars on leading topics in coding, practice management, professional liability, Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC), immunization and quality/patient safety topics.

Enduring Materials

PROLOG (Personal Review of Learning in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

PROLOG is a voluntary and strictly confidential self-evaluation resource. Each of the five units of PROLOG addresses a major area in obstetrics and gynecology and consists of two parts—an assessment book and a critique book. Put your knowledge to the test and earn 25 CME credits.

ACOG eModules

This “anytime, anywhere” online educational product is a voluntary and confidential self-evaluation program on specific topics in obstetrics and gynecology. The content is carefully selected and presented as a multiple choice pre-test, rich up to date information on each topic, and post-test of the same multiple choice questions. 
ACOG designates ACOG eModules for a maximum of 7 College Cognate credits or 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

Green Journal

ACOG’s scholarly publication Obstetrics & Gynecology, popularly known as "The Green Journal," publishes original articles and research studies on scientific advances, new medical and surgical techniques, obstetric management, and clinical evaluation of drugs and instruments.  ACOG fellows enjoy complete access to The Green Journal.

ACOG designates The Green Journal for a maximum of 2 College Cognate credits or 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

Clinical Updates in Women’s Health Care

This series of educational monographs is issued quarterly on a subscription basis. Each monograph in the series is clinically oriented and fully indexed to cover the issues ob-gyns must consider for the total care of women. Self-assessment questions are provided at the end of each monograph.

ACOG designates Clinical Updates in Women’s Health Care for a maximum of 5 College Cognate credits or 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

Audio – CDs

The ACOG Update audio series keeps you up to date from the comfort of your home or car on the most vital issues in ob-gyn practice. Each 60-minute compact disc features an expert panel discussion, transcript, self-evaluation quiz and list of supplementary reading materials.


Video – DVDs


The ACOG video library contains titles that will show you how to handle important issues, learn the newest clinical techniques, and formulate effective strategies. All titles below offer CME credits.

CME Committee and Mission Statement

*College Cognate Credits – The Cognate Program is open to all physician membership categories of the College. Through this voluntary educational program, the College records and maintains a computerized list of all member-reported CME activities.  An award will be issued to participants who successfully complete the program with a minimum of 150 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ within a 3-year cycle.

**AMA’s Physician’s Recognition Awards (PRA) – The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits. Participants may claim College Cognate Credits or AMA PRA credits for qualified activities, but not both.

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