The ACCME offers employees the opportunity to contribute to the future of accredited continuing medical education in the United States.
Founded in 1981, the ACCME is a nonprofit organization based in Chicago that is responsible for accrediting approximately 700 US institutions that offer CME and for recognizing 45 state/territory medical societies as accreditors for local organizations offering CME. ACCME staff support the organizational mission to identify, develop and promote standards for quality continuing medical education that improves health care for patients and their communities. ACCME accreditation is a voluntary, self-regulatory system, based on a model of peer evaluation, quality assurance, and continuous improvement. The ACCME work environment is also based on a model of quality assurance and continuous improvement. The ACCME has a staff of approximately 25 employees and is committed to providing a supportive and positive workplace.