CME Requirements
Michigan Professional License Requirements

To verify expiration dates for a Michigan osteopathic physician license/registration, please visit the Bureau of Health Care Services.

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) 
(Note: Pain management rules regarding CME on page 8)

Pain & Symptom Management 
Minimum 3 hours per 3-year period (effective December 2017) LARA R 338.143
Applies to all osteopathic physicians, including residents, whether or not they are in active practice (ex. retired, administrative, academic teaching, etc.)

Training on Identifying Human Trafficking Victims 
Training on Identifying Human Trafficking Victims 
(one-time requirement) LARA R 338.120
MOA Webpage:

Michigan Osteopathic License Requirements
For your Michigan license requirements, visit the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery or contact them directly at 517-335-0918

For more information on the MOA Education Committee's CME program development and LARA requirements, visit MOA CME information page.
Michigan Osteopathic Association CME Information 


American Osteopathic Association - CME Guide 2016-2018

The 2016-2018 CME Guide for Osteopathic Physicians was approved in February 2016 and will be effective beginning Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2018. View the guide for the most recent CME guidelines regarding the upcoming 2016-2018 CME cycle. Remember that all AOA members, other than those who are exempt, are required to participate in the CME program and meet specified CME requirements for the 2016-2018 CME cycle.

Link: American Osteopathic Association CME Guide for Physicians

Michigan Osteopathic Association CME Policies

CME Program Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrants for a Michigan Osteopathic Association continuing medical education program must submit requests for refunds in writing to the Association’s office. Requests for refunds must be postmarked at least two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests postmarked less than two weeks prior to the program will not qualify for a refund of the registration fees. Program brochures/registration forms and MOA web site shall include this information. 

Course Disclaimer
The Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. Courses of the MOA are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisors for such advice. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of the MOA. The MOA warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.

Grievance Policy
The MOA shall accept comment and criticism regarding its CME programs. It shall address and resolve grievances regarding its CME activities. A criticism or concern reported anonymously on CME evaluation forms shall not be deemed a grievance; however, such complaints will be reported to the CME speakers and will be presented to the MOA Education Committee for discussion, validation or resolution as appropriate and reported to the MOA Board of Trustees in the MOA Education Committee Board report. A CME complaint or concern provided in writing or presented verbally by an identified individual registrant of an MOA CME program to an MOA CME official shall be deemed a grievance and shall be forwarded to the MOA Education Committee for resolution; CME speakers involved shall be notified of the concern. The resolution shall be reported to the MOA Board in the MOA Education Committee Board report and followed by a letter to the aggrieved acknowledging the grievance and providing the actions taken to resolve the grievance. If the MOA Education Committee is unable to resolve the issue, it shall be forwarded to the Board of Trustees for final disposition. Where possible and necessary the appropriate changes will be made and recorded in accordance with the MOA policy.

CME Resource Links 

Visit the American Osteopathic Association Website to view the AOA CME requirements.

American Osteopathic Association CME FAQ Page (click here)

2016-2018 CME Guide (PDF download

Florida CME Requirements (click here

CE Broker Website (click here