The CME program for ARVO 2019 will be posted to the Annual Meeting website in late March 2019. The Annual Meeting typically offers over 100 CME sessions and the maximum credit amount ranges from 29 to 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

ARVO is no longer accepting requests for credit from prior meetings. All requests for credit must be made within 90 days of the event. If you claimed credit for a prior CME activitiy and need a copy of your CME credit certificate, please contact us at

Certificates of Attendance
Certificates of Attendance are available free to all attendees. These certificates state that one has attended the Annual Meeting, but do not offer credit tracking. Contact us at for assistance. 

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ARVO has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation for four years as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ARVO delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.

The ACCME System employs a rigorous process for evaluating institutions' CME programs according to standards that reflect the values of the educator community and aim to accelerate learning, inspire change, and champion improvement in healthcare. Through participation in accredited CME, clinicians and teams drive improvement in their practice and optimize the care, health, and wellness of their patients.