Royal College’s International Accreditation Agreement with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)
Mon, 11 May 2015

Physicians who participate in accredited live educational activities held in Canada can convert Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Section 1 – Accredited Group Learning credits to European Continuing Medical Education Credits (ECMECs), and Canadian physicians who participate in similar activities in the European Union can convert ECMECs to MOC Section 1 - Accredited Group Learning credits.

  • Live educational activities, occurring in Canada, recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC® .
  • Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

For more information about the Royal College -  UEMS International Accreditation Agreement, please visit the RCPSC website.