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Please read the following information regarding CME activities.

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Certificates

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

ARVO 2015 Annual Meeting CME Activities
May 3 - 7; Denver, Colo.

Educational objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: 
  • Discuss the ophthalmology and vision research underway, relevant to your area of interest or practice. 
  • Describe new methods being used by researchers and practitioners in these fields
  • Cite ways in which new research/methods can impact your practice. 

Program Agenda and Faculty

View the complete CME program

The following 2015 Annual Meeting formats are not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: ARVO/Alcon Keynote Series, award lectures and posters.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through ARVO. ARVO is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician credit designation

This activity has been approved for 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

ARVO requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/ partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by ARVO for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The pocket guide provided during onsite registration will include disclosure information for all individuals in a position to control the content of each Education Course. 

Instructions to receive credit and/or certificates

Only physician attendees (MD, DO or equivalent) are eligible to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. All other attendees may obtain a Certificate of Participation* and/or Attendance. 

Some accrediting agencies may award equivalent CME credit when presented with a Certificate of Participation from an activity that offered AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Check with your accrediting agency for information.  

International Attendees: The American Medical Association (AMA) has determined that physicians not licensed in the U.S. who participate in CME activities are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or obtain a Certificate of Participation, access ARVO’s online credit and evaluation system and complete the appropriate evaluation. 

All requests for credit must be submitted no later than 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Time on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Late request for credit may not be honored. 

Certificates are official. You will not receive additional documentation.


Prior CME Activities

Certificates of Participation and Attendance

The deadline to obtain a Certificate of Participation for any prior ARVO Annual Meeting has passed. All attendees may obtain a Certificate of Attendance by contacting

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