Case CME

Online CME Credits

Learn something new in your specialty and others while earning free continuing medical education (CME) credits.

NEW: When you review a case on Figure 1, you can earn free CME credits. Simply review a case and answer three questions on how the case will impact your practice to earn CME credits. That’s more than 100,000 chances for credits — all for free.

Accredited CME Activities from the Experts

Designed around highly relevant and unusual cases, we’ve built a unique library of CME activities. Our team of medical advisors create activities in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to help you pick up skills and insights on both the everyday and the rare. 

CME & Education Center

The CME & Education Center within the Figure 1 app is constantly growing and updated based on the latest medical trends, your specialty and others while earning free continuing medical education credits.

Our visually interesting, engaging, and free online CME activities for physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals are designed to keep you up to date with the latest medical developments and practices.

CME FAQs


What is online CME?
CME stands for continuing medical education and is designed to help healthcare professionals stay on top of the latest developments in medical care.

Why are CME credits important?
CME credits prove that you have participated in continuing medical education activities and can be used to meet requirements of medical boards, associations, hospitals, and other professional groups. 

How do I get CME credits online with Figure 1?
Once you become a verified member of Figure 1, you gain access to our growing library of continuing medical education content and lessons in our CME & Education Center. Activity credits are available to U.S. physicians and physician assistants, but all healthcare professionals are welcome to view and complete the activities.

We also offer the opportunity for U.S. physicians to earn free CME credits by reviewing a Figure 1 case and answering three questions on how the case will impact their practice.

Is Figure 1’s free CME accredited?
Yes, the activities and case-based CME opportunities through Figure 1 are accredited in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and qualify for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

How do I earn CME credit through Figure 1? 
There are two ways to earn free CME credits through Figure 1.

  1. CME activities in the CME & Education Center: Participate in a CME activity and complete a short post test. Credits are available to U.S. physicians and physician assistants.
  2. Case-based CME opportunities: Review a case in Figure 1 and answer three simple questions. Credits are available to U.S. physicians.

How can I access CME certificates?
You can download your CME certificate in the Figure 1 app from the Completed CME tab in the CME & Education Center. 

How do I know if I’m eligible for CME?
All Figure 1 members are welcome to complete CME activities within the CME & Education Center. CME credits are currently available for U.S. physicians and physician assistants only. 

Earn Free CME Credits

Sign up for Figure 1 and gain access to 100,000+ opportunities for CME credits — valued at more than $2,000 — for free.