The Medical Board of California Requirements

CE: 50 contact hours must be completed every two years. For Doctors with practices in Family and or Internal Medicine, 20% of CME must be in geriatrics if 25% of patients in the practice older than 65 years old. 

There is a one time requirement of 12 hours in the subject of pain management and the appropriate care and treatment of the terminally ill. The Medical Board will accept courses or programs that address one or both topics. 

For more information visit: The Medical Board of California