AAFP Credit System
AAFP Credit System Policies and Criteria
The AAFP Credit System
The AAFP Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD) governs and provides oversight for the approval of AAFP credit through its Subcommittee on Credit System and Compliance (SCSC).
To be eligible for AAFP Prescribed credit or AAFP Elective credit, an activity must comply fully with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support and the American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) Gifts to Physicians from Industry Opinion 9.6.2.
“A commercial interest is considered any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.”
Visit the ACCME website(www.accme.org) for additional information.
The AAFP Credit System will maintain the confidentiality of CME provider organization information and will use it for the following purposes only:
- Activity certification and audit processes
- Sharing of de-identified aggregated information
- As required by legal process
- Otherwise with the provider’s permission.
In addition, the AAFP reserves the right to use any information that is or may become publicly available.