Essential Guides

Information for New Diplomates

View details on how to request a duplicate certificate, if you’re eligible to receive a reward from the AMA PRA and how to update to your contact information.

Show Others You’re
Board Certified

See how to display your diplomate status using “D.ABA” or Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology as your newest credential.

MOCA Registration Instructions

View the annual registration instructions, details about program requirements and how to review your progress in your portal.

Updating Your Medical License

Review your medical license details and learn how to add new licenses in your
portal account.


Submit 250 Category 1 CME Credits (including 20 Patient Safety) during your 10-year MOCA cycle. Learn more about how to submit your CME credits.

Approved Patient
Safety CME

Patient safety CMEs are activities that have a clear focus on patient safety and preventable harm. View our list of approved patient safety CME activities.

Measuring MOCA Minute Performance

We use Measurement Decision Theory (MDT) to calculate your MOCA Minute performance. Learn more about MDT and how it works.

Quality Improvement (QI) Activity Options

Learn more about all of the QI activity options and choose ones most relevant to your practice. Download the full list here.

Submitting Quality Improvement Activities

Submit 50 points of quality improvement activities by the end of your 10-year MOCA cycle.


Check out examples and guidelines for displaying the Diplomate of the ABA (D.ABA) distinction.