To maintain your FAPWHc credentials, you must recertify every 5 years*. You may apply up to (1) one year before the expiration date.
*NOTE: Credentials that expire before 9/30/2023 may continue for their grandfathered length until the next recertification period.
Regardless of the recertification path chosen, candidates must complete the recertification application, pay fees, and, if required, submit supporting documentation.
To maintain the CMET Physician Certification, individuals must earn (7) seven accredited CMEs each year. 35 during the course of certification. Supporting annual CME documentation is not required at recertification, however, individuals are responsible for the safekeeping of all CME acquired during each (5) years of certification in the event of an audit.
This requirement is in addition to a physician’s activity choices in their Recertification.