Accreditation with Commendation

Our Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation recognize the achievements of CME providers that advance interprofessional collaborative practice, address public health priorities, create behavioral change, show leadership, leverage educational technology, and demonstrate the impact of education on healthcare professionals and patients.

The videos below provide additional information about ACCME's Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation.

Introduction to the Menu of New Criteria for Accreditation

Criterion 23: Members of interprofessional teams are engaged in the planning and delivery of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE).

Criterion 24: Patient/public representatives are engaged in the planning and delivery of CME.

Criterion 24: Engaging Patients in CME

Criterion 25: Students of the health professions are engaged in the planning and delivery of CME.

Criterion 26: The provider advances the use of health and practice data for healthcare improvement.

Criterion 27: The provider addresses factors beyond clinical care that affect the health of populations.

Criterion 27-28: Defining Population Health

Criterion 27-28: Getting Started with Population Health

Criterion 27-28: Accreditation in a Rural Setting: Exploring Problems in Practice

Criterion 28: The provider collaborates with other organizations to more effectively address population health issues.

Criterion 29: The provider designs CME to optimize communication skills of learners.

Criterion 29: Palliative Improv: Improving Critical Communication Skills with CME

Criterion 29-30: Using Simulation in CME

Criterion 30: The provider designs CME to optimize technical and procedural skills of learners.

Criterion 31: The provider creates individualized learning plans for learners.

Criterion 32: The provider utilizes support strategies to enhance change as an adjunct to its CME.

Criterion 33: The provider engages in CME research and scholarship.

Criterion 34: The provider supports the continuous professional development of its CME team.

Criterion 35: The provider demonstrates creativity and innovation in the evolution of its CME program.

Criterion 36: The provider demonstrates improvement in the performance of learners.

Criterion 37: The provider demonstrates healthcare quality improvement.

Criterion 37: An Intro to Quality Improvement with Stephen Davidow from PCPI

Criterion 38: The provider demonstrates the impact of the CME program on patients or their communities.