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    AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA)
    There are two categories of AMA PRA credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™. 

    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

    THREE WAYS TO EARN AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    1. By participating in certified activities sponsored by accredited ACCME or SMS CME providers. Information for accredited CME providers to certify activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ can be found on pages 4-8 and www.ama-assn.org

    2. By participating in activities recognized by the AMA as valid educational activities. Information about these activities can be found on page 9 and www.ama-assn.org
    3. By participating in certain international activities recognized by the AMA. Information about these activities can be found on page 9 and www.ama-assn.org

    AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™
    AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™ is self-claimed and documented by physicians for participating in activities that are not certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. More information about AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™ can be found on page 10 or www. ama-assn.org  

    Eligibility for AMA PRA credit
    AMA PRA credit may only be claimed by, and awarded to, physicians, defined by the AMA as individuals who have completed an allopathic (MD), osteopathic (DO) or an equivalent medical degree from another country.