The following institutions are eligible to seek accreditation directly from the ACCME:
- State medical societies;
- Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME)-accredited schools of medicine;
- National physician membership organizations;
- National medical specialty societies; and
- other organizations whose programs of CME serve physician learners, 30% or more of whom are from beyond the home or contiguous state(s) of the organization.
Organizations whose programs of CME primarily serve physician learners, 70% or more of whom are from the home or contiguous state(s) of the organization, are eligible to seek accreditation from an ACCME Recognized State Medical Society.