AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is now available to physicians to recognize "faculty learning" associated with the preparation for, and teaching of, medical students and residents/fellows in LCME/ACGME accredited facilities/programs.
This new category:
Activities Allowed: Many activities relate to faculty learning from the teaching role. These include, but are not limited to:
Documentation and Certification Process:
Accredited CME providers may award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians learning from, their participation in undergraduate or graduate medical education programs. Physician faculty may be awarded credit based on a 2-to-1 ratio. For example, faculty may be awarded 2 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™" for one hour spent "learning from teaching" or 1.5 "AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™" for 45 minutes. "AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™" will only be awarded for teaching that is verified by the Quillen College of Medicine UME or GME office. (Faculty may not receive credit more than once for the same time period, even if the audience involves residents and students from more than one program, being verified by two or more different LCME/ACGME programs.)