Reinstatement for Lapsed Diplomates Prior to 2020
Diplomates whose certification lapsed prior to 2020 have an opportunity to reinstate their certification in 2020. If the requirements are not met by December 31, 2019, those diplomates must take and pass the initial certification examination in order to reinstate their certification.
Reinstatement requirements are as follows:
- Pay reinstatement fee
- Submit 60 subspecialty-specific AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from original 10-year cycle, PLUS six subspecialty-specific AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for each year past the recertification lapse date by December 2, 2019
If the above requirements are not met by 2020, they must take and pass the initial certification examination to reinstate their certification.