Section 1 (Group Learning)

Section 1 – Group Learning

Group learning activities held in Canada — such as conferences, workshops and seminars — must be reviewed by a Royal College-accredited continuing professional development (CPD) provider to be approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Section 1 credits. This applies to all face-to-face group learning activities, as well as web-based group learning activities.

To be eligible for accreditation, an activity must be developed by a physician organization.

To submit an application for approval of Section I credits, please complete the application Section 1 Group Learning Application Form (click below to download application).

Section 1 Application Form

Section 1 fees are outlined below:

Medical organization with no private sector funding with less than 30 participants
$113* Non-refundable Application Fee
$113* Approval

Medical organization with no private sector funding with less than 200 participants
$113* Non-refundable Application Fee
$339* Approval

Medical organization with funding from private sector where CAGS could be represented on the planning committee
$339* Non-refundable Application Fee
$1,695* Approval

Non-physician organization; educational co-development where CAGS would be represented on planning committee
$1,695* Non-refundable Application Fee
$8,475* Approval
Note HST is included in all above amounts

 

Please submit the application form via email to cags@cags-accg.ca with the required fees (noted above and in forms above) payable by cheque.  Please make cheques payable to Canadian Association of General Surgeons.

For credit card payments please call the CAGS office.

Applications can also be mailed to our office.

*Allow up to 4 weeks for processing, and be sure to submit your application in enough time to meet the processing time or the application may be rejected.