Certifications and Educational Credits

How to download your Membership certificate and Educational Credits

AMS Certificate of Membership

As an AMS member, you can benefit from a membership certificate valid for a 12-month period. You can download the certificate on your profile page.

AMS Educational Credits

AMS Premium Member can claim over a hundred CPD & CME Credits. When a content is CPD/CME-accredited, you can claim your certificate - including credits - after the completion of an evaluation survey.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are CME Credits?

    According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), CME is “the abbreviation for Continuing Medical Education and consists of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession.” CME, short for Continuing Medical Education, encompasses educational activities aimed at developing and expanding professional skills, knowledge, and performance of physicians who provide their services to patients and the public.

  • What are CPD Credits?

    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. CPD is a holistic approach towards the enhancement of personal skills and proficiency throughout a professional’s career.

  • What is the difference between CME and CPD Credits?

    Continuing Professional Development and Continuing Medical Education are frequently used interchangeably, most literature has now defined CME as being an ingredient of CPD. CPD is a process that includes continuing medical education.

  • How to convert CME & CPD Credits to my local accreditation system?

    For a conversion of CME/CPD credits to your own local accreditation credit system, we highly advise you to consult with the institution in your country.


Become a Premium Member
Unlock premium education 365 days a year
2000+ Scientific Videos
On Demand

CPD & CME Certification
on Selected Content

Discounts on IM-Aesthetics Events, e.g. AMWC Monaco

20% off Bestselling Books
in the AMS Store