AAFP CME Credit System

CME Credit Appeals


Contact AAFP CME Credit System and Compliance

(800) 274-2237



Final approval of AAFP CME credit rests with the Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD). 

Next Steps for CME Providers Who Wish to Appeal Determination of Credit

  • An appeal must be made within 90 days from the date of the credit determination letter.
  • The CME provider may submit up to 500 words of comment or information pertinent to the reason stated for the denial.

Appeal correspondence should be emailed to the Executive Committee of the COCPD, CME Credit System and Compliance Department at cmecredit@aafp.org.

  • The Executive Committee will review the appeal and return a decision within 30 business days.
  • The AAFP will notify the CME Provider in writing regarding the final CME credit decision.