The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine Requirements

Physicians’ licenses expire every two years on the licensee’s date of birth. M.G.L. c. 112, § 2. Renewal applications are due at least four weeks prior to the date of birth.
CE Requirements 
As of January 1, 2018, the Board of Registration in Medicine is conducting a CME Pilot Program. 243 CMR 2.06(6). Below are the requirements.
One-time requirements for licensure.
  • 2 credits end-of-life issues
  • 3 credits proficiency in electronic health records
  • Training reporting suspected child abuse and neglect training
  • Training domestic violence and sexual violence training
Complete within each 2-year licensing cycle. The CMEs may be in Category 1 or 2.
  • 50 hours of continuing education credits to include:
-3 credits opioids and pain management
-10 credits risk management study
-2 credits/chapter reading the board’s regulations, 243 CMR 1.00-5.00