MOC Participation & Attestation

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MOC Participation and Attestation Guidelines

Items Checked for Meeting Requirements
MOC Annual Attestation
Instructional Video 


Schedule for MOC Annual Reviews

MOC Year MOC Elements Checked
First Licensure
Second Licensure


Fourth First FULL Annual Review:  Licensure, CME/SA-CME, Exam, PQI, Audit
Fifth and beyond Licensure, CME/SA-CME, PQI, Audit



Items Checked for Meeting Requirements

Element Compliance Requirement
Licensure1 Valid and unrestricted in all states of practice
CME At least 75 Category 1 CME in previous 3 years


At least 25 of the 75 Category 1 CME must be self-assessment CME (SA-CME).
Exam Passed appropriate ABR Initial Certification or MOC exam in previous 10 years
PQI Completed at least 1 PQI Project or Participatory Quality Improvement Activity in previous 3 years
Audit Achieved “compliant” audit status. Applies only to those selected for an audit.

1Medical Physics Diplomates: Part 1 requires valid, unrestricted licensure if practicing in FL, HI, NY, or TX. Those with a license but practicing in other state(s) may also attest to licensure. Those without licensure must have one available attester as defined by the ABR.



MOC Annual Attestation

To update the ABR on MOC progress, diplomates should complete their annual attestation between January 1 and March 1 each year. Attestations are made through myABR at


MOC Attestation Video