To be eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 credits, the teacher applying for CME credit must do the following:
- Provide certification from either the Undergraduate Medical Education Office or Graduate Medical Education Office at Main Line Health System that verifies that you are an approved faculty member(see signature block at the end of this form for that purpose).
- For GME teaching, ensure that the GME Office also verifies at the end of this form that the residency/fellowship program in which the proposed course is being taught is ACGME-accredited.
- Types of teaching activities that are approved for credit include: formal presentations to medical students and residents; development of cases and clinical problems; supervising clinical or simulated activities; instruction on clinical or other skills; assessing learner performance in clinical or simulation settings; mentoring QI or PI projects; and, mentoring of scholarly activities.
- Teaching faculty may receive two AMA PRA Category 1 credits for every one hour of activities undertaken representing learning associated with preparation of teaching medical students or residents as described above (rounded up or down to the nearest 1/4 hour).