English as Official Language for Accreditation and Recognition Procedures

ACCME conducts its affairs in English. ACCME standards do not require that providers or accreditors conduct all their business or continuing medical education in English. However ACCME does require that,

1.  All written or electronic communications or correspondence with ACCME (irrespective of medium) is in English.

2.  Any application and/or self-study reports for accreditation or recognition be submitted to ACCME in English.

3.  ACCME is provided with English translations of any written materials requested by ACCME in the course of its accreditation, recognition, or monitoring process.

4.  Any ACCME interview for accreditation or recognition be conducted in English, or have the services of an English translator, acceptable to ACCME, provided and paid for by the applicant organization. 

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