On this page you will find resources to help you achieve Accreditation with Commendation. Providers seeking commendation must comply with Criteria 1-13 and choose one of the following two options.

  • Providers that will receive accreditation decisions between November 2017 and November 2019 will have the choice of using either Option A: Commendation Criteria (C16-C22) or Option B: Menu of New Commendation Criteria (C23-C38) to seek Accreditation with Commendation.
  • Providers that will receive accreditation decisions after November 2019 must use Option B: Menu of New Commendation Criteria (C23-C38) to seek Accreditation with Commendation. 

PDFs

Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation: This PDF includes the criteria, a Message from the ACCME, and explanatory information.

Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation wheel graphic: This wheel is a graphic representation of the categories and criteria of the Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation.

FAQs

FAQs about Accreditation with Commendation

Compliance Examples

Compliance Library: Examples of compliance and non-compliance for each of the criterion (search by criterion)

Videos

Introduction to the Menu of New Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation: Video commentary with Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, ACCME

Categories in the Menu of Commendation Criteria

For each category we've created a package of resources, including video commentary, FAQ, and compliance examples.