Continuous Professional Improvement

New! CPI Physics in Imaging Special Edition Module


Man looking at tabletThis new, special edition module was designed to be an excellent, and at times challenging, learning tool. Assess imaging modalities, including CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound. Improve your understanding of imaging physics challenges, including the causes of imaging artifacts and how to correct them with the new CPI Physics in Imaging Special Edition Module.

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For more than two decades, the ACR Continuous Professional Improvement (CPI) program has delivered the most current, content-rich casework directly from the present-day practices of leading subspecialists. More than 200 distinguished experts create CPI self-assessments in essential areas of ABR-required study.

CPI is designed to conveniently meet your lifestyle: Choose the magazine-style print publication to take wherever you go or log in to the online exam at your computer. Either format offers a free downloadable version (e-book) you can reference while traveling. Either way, earn up to 8 CME/SA-CME per module.

  • Review imaging studies across multiple modalities
  • Answer self-paced questions on case diagnosis and management
  • Learn from rationales and detailed, expertly annotated images
  • Research current references for further study
Save over 32% when you purchase a personalized set of 6 modules. Choose between print and online formats. Earn up to 48 CME and 48 SA-CME.

CPI Purchase Options

Customer Type CPI Select Six (Set of 6 Modules) Individual Modules
Member $425* $105
Member-in-Training $115 $35
Non-Member $695 $195
Credit Type 48 CME & 48 SA-CME 8 CME & 8 SA-CME

*ACR Members save over 32% with a CPI Select Six Series!
*CPI Select Six discount does not apply to US Military members

In the wake of the current COVID-19 situation, the ACR is making the CPI Chest modules available free via e-book format for educational purposes only – no CME. Study with the experts! (member login required)

Published Modules

Future Modules

Publication dates are subject to change based on volunteer efforts, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Modules currently in production:

CPI Ultrasonography Module 2022
CPI Genitourinary Tract Radiology Module 2022
CPI Chest Radiology Module 2022

Sample Modules


Radiology is constantly improving and there is so much to keep up with — new information, new modalities and new methods. Every CPI module provides cutting-edge material from expert radiologists specializing in areas of core knowledge required by the ABR. Special edition modules, such as Body MRI, PET/CT, Emergency Imaging, Oncology (Pediatric and Adult), and more are created to address emergent knowledge gaps.

Select your module format – Print or Online – and receive a complimentary e-book to reference on your computer or tablet.


Preview CPI Print Modules (sample pages):


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Accessing CPI Online modules allows you to:


  • Compare and benchmark answers against your peers
  • Zoom and pan to read image findings
  • Receive immediate educational feedback & link to PubMed references
  • Pause and resume; flag for review; write notes for reference 

See what your colleagues are praising:

  • “Quality course with a good range of pathology that fits my practice.”
  • “These modules are extremely helpful in staying up-to-date.”

Hardware/Software Requirements for Online Claiming
Online claiming requires a minimum web browser version of Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 33, or Google Chrome 32.

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

Designation Statement
The American College of Radiology designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credits awarded for this enduring activity aredesignated “SA-CME” by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and qualify toward fulfilling requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment.

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the ACR at

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