Frequently Asked Questions

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of meeting attendees, our members and their patients, and our staff, ACOG will present the ACSM virtually from Friday, April 30, to Sunday, May 2. While we’ll miss the opportunity to gather in person, we are excited that meeting attendees will for the first time be able to experience the ACSM from anywhere.

ACCME Accreditation
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this other activity (hybrid: enduring and live learning) for a maximum of 99.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this other activity (hybrid: enduring and live learning) for a maximum of 99.75 Category 1 College Cognate Credit. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

What will be on the 2021 ACSM program?

The 2021 ACSM meeting theme will be  centered on the presidential initiative of ACOG President Eva Chalas, MD, FACOG, FACS, and will feature a wide range of interactive opportunities, such as:

  • Exclusive access to the 2021 ACOG ACSM (April 30 – May 2) with live Q&A
  • Over 70 sessions in three days
  • Over 50 hours of CME content
  • Colloquia
  • Clinical Seminars
  • Deep Dives
  • EdTalks
  • Oral Research Presentations
  • Film Festival 
  • Over 500 interactive ePoster
  • CME Forums
  • Product Theaters
  • Online Exhibit Hall
  • Interactive networking opportunities
  • Access to recorded live content
  • Meet the Experts
  • Surgical Tutorials
  • Lightning Rounds
  • Non-clinical Sessions
  • Subspecialty Sessions

What is the time zone for the 2021 ACSM?

All session times are listed in Eastern Time Zone (ET).

What time are the livestream sessions?

Friday, April 30 – 11:00 am – 6:30 pm ET
Saturday, May 1 – 11:00 am – 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, May 2 – 11:00 am – 6:00 pm ET

Who can attend?

The 2021 ACSM is open to anyone working in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. Information on registration and fees can be found here. A current membership is not required to attend the virtual experience.

Will the sessions be available on-demand after the ACSM?

Yes, the live-streamed sessions will be recorded and made available for on-demand viewing by ACSM registrants that are not able to attend the live event. The sessions will be available to view until July 31, 2021.

When will registration be available? Do you offer group registrations?

Registration is available now and will remain open during the meeting. Attendees are advised to register at least one business day prior to April 30 to ensure that their login credentials work correctly and to request assistance if needed. Technical support will also be provided during the event.  

Due to the virtual format of this event, each attendee is required to register individually to receive personalized log in credentials. These credentials allow you to attend the live presentations and access recorded content after the event concludes. For group registrations, please contact

How do I access and attend the ACSM?

Following registration, you will receive information with detailed instructions on how to connect to the ACSM.

What do I need to attend the ACSM?

To attend the ACSM, you need a good internet connection, your device or computer, and a valid registration. You will receive login details a few days prior to the conference.

How do I claim my CME credits?

The CME certificate will be available after completing the online evaluation and credit claiming procedure. You will receive an email link at the end of the conference.

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