Accreditation Criteria

Last Revised:
July 6, 2016
Published on:
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

An introduction to the ACCME Accreditation Criteria as an algorithm for learning and change by Steve Singer, PhD, ACCME Vice President for Education & Outreach. This video was produced to be used in conjunction with...

ACCME’s requirements are a roadmap for creating high-quality continuing medical education—or CME—that improves practice and promotes better care.

Some requirements address the big picture, asking, “Where do we want the...

Published on:
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Program vs Activity Requirements

Published on:
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The accreditation and reaccreditation decision-making process assesses a CME provider’s compliance with the accreditation requirements. Based on these compliance...

Published on:
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The ACCME adopted changes that included the simplification, elimination, and modification of some of the accreditation requirements. The purpose of the changes was to streamline the accreditation...

Published on:
Sunday, November 30, 2003

Report of the Task Force on Competency and the Continuum, November 2003
 

Compliance examples for Accreditation Criteria 16-22

We have added new examples of compliance with the criteria for achieving Accreditation with Commendation to the...

The ACCME participated in the following CME events in Michigan, South Dakota, and West Virginia during the last few months. This participation is part of the ongoing support the ACCME provides for the...

Since its founding in 1981, the ACCME has focused on setting and maintaining accreditation requirements that are relevant to physicians’ lifelong learning needs and...

As we conduct accreditation reviews we seek to identify recurring issues that need to be brought to the accredited provider community’s attention for correction. We bring the following examples and resources...

The ACCME has published a new Web page, The CME Accreditation Statement: What It Means for You, which explains the value and benefit of...

Since its founding in 1981, the ACCME has focused on setting and maintaining accreditation requirements that are relevant to physicians’ lifelong learning needs and responsive to changes in...

We have added new examples of compliance with ACCME Accreditation Criteria 2 and 11 to the Examples of Compliance and Noncompliance: Findings Based on the ACCME Accreditation Criteria. Providers have been...

Stakeholders Offer Feedback on ACCME's Strategic Goals

The...

The ACCME has published a compilation of the accreditation requirements in one document, for your convenience. The PDF includes the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support...