CME Credit Information

36th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly (January 17-21, 2023) CME Credit

EAST has applied to the American College of Surgeons to offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this educational activity.

Important Deadlines for Claiming Credit
EAST partners with the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for the Annual Scientific Assembly and Workshops. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The ACS requires that you complete all meeting evaluations by the date listed to receive credit.

CNE Credit

CNE Credit is also being provided through the Society of Trauma Nurses for select sessions. 

To claim CNE please complete the evaluations online.  

CME Information for Past Annual Scientific Assemblies

28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd , and 35th EAST Annual Scientific Assemblies - follow the instructions below.

1. Login in to the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly Online Evaluation System
2. Claim credit per day
3. Retrieving your certificate - very important
  • After you have completed the necessary evaluations and the Overall Evaluation, the Certificate button will be enabled.
  • Click on the Certificate button.
  • Click on Create Certificate - the system will create the appropriate certificate(s) and give you the option to download it to your computer or email it to yourself*. 
  • You must take a certificate for your credits to be posted
Meeting Evaluation & Earning your CME 
Obtaining CME as well as retrieving your certificate must be completed online. To receive CME and your certificate, you must have completed the online evaluation(s) using the online system by the specified deadline. Please contact the EAST offices at or by phone at 312-202-5508 if you have questions or are unable to access the online system.