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Continuing Medical Education Program

Re-licensing Requirements
The AMA requires 24 credit hours per year. There must be 12 hours of Category I with 1 hour of Ethics plus 12 hours of either Category I or II due at the end of the year for Texas Licensure. Arkansas Licensure requires 20 hours of either Category I or II.

UAMS Southwest CME Conference Schedules


Tumor Board & Cancer Conferences

12:00 Noon - 3rd Friday, Wadley, Tumor Board Conference
12:00 Noon - 2nd & 4th Friday, CHRISTUS St. Michael, Tumor Board Conference
12:00 Noon – Every 5th Friday, CHRISTUS St. Michael, Cancer Conference

Ethics Conference
12:00 Noon – Last Friday of every month, Wadley, Ethics Conference

“The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

The UAMS College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored or jointly sponsored educational activities. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CME) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship. Financial relationships of the individual’s spouse or partner must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME. The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Individuals who refuse to disclose will be disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CME activity.

Journal articles or tapes from the library or received in the mail will be Category II.  


Contact Information
Email: Debbie Birmingham-Lusk