Maryland Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Maryland Physicians

In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Maryland Board of Physician accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Continuing Education Requirement

MDs and DOs are required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ every two years.

All physicians applying for a new or renewal registration to dispense or prescribe controlled dangerous substances from the Office of Controlled Substances Administration (OCSA) must complete a one-time requirement of 2 hours on the prescribing or dispensing of controlled dangerous substances.

NEW For first renewal on or after 4/1/2022, licensees involved in perinatal care are required to take implicit bias training, one-time only.

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Please contact the Maryland Board of Physicians at (410) 764-4777 or (800) 492-6836, or refer to and for additional information regarding your continuing education.