ASMBS State Chapters are able to apply for joint CME providership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. These documents will help State Chapters plan their educational activities in compliance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education(ACCME) standards.

Read the joint CME providership application cover letter

Letter of Agreement for Educational Grants

This letter of agreement must be sent to all companies providing educational grants for the State Chapter event, stating the terms and conditions of any educational grants.

Download the Letter of Agreement for Educational Grants

CME Timeline and Checklist

The process of applying for joint providership begins 6-12 months before the start date of your CME activity. The timeline includes important dates, deadlines, and tasks to be completed in order to ensure your event meets all requirements for joint providership.

Download the State Chapter Joint Providership CME Timeline and Checklist

CME Application and Activity Planning

This document is designed to ensure that CME activities considered for certification meet the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) criteria.

Download the ASMBS State Chapter Joint Providership CME Application and Activity PLanning for AMA PRA Categorty 1 CreditTM

Joint Providership State Chapter CME Activity Agreement

This document, to be signed by both the State Chapter and ASMBS, establishes the responsibilities and terms of joint providership.

Download the Joint Providership State Chapter CME Activity Agreement

Disclosure Report for Participant Notification

All faculty/speakers, planners, abstract reviewers, moderators, authors, co-authors and administrative staff participating in the continuing medical education programs sponsored by the ASMBS are expected to disclose to attendees any/all relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentation(s) in accordance with ACCME Guidelines for Commercial Support. It is the Non-Accredited State Chapter’s responsibility to collect ALL disclosures and submit them to the ASMBS prior to planning.

Download the Disclosure Report for Participant Notification