Reaccreditation Process

Last Revised:
September 19, 2014
Published on:
Friday, September 19, 2014

No. Providers may now submit evidence of performance-in-practice using one of two methods:

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Published on:
Friday, March 14, 2014

No. There are no special requirements for regularly scheduled series (RSS). For RSS, as with any activity type, providers are expected to demonstrate compliance with all applicable ACCME accreditation requirements and policies,...

Published on:
Friday, March 14, 2014

The ACCME expects accredited providers to discontinue the use of the term “sponsor” (e.g., jointly sponsored, joint sponsorship, directly sponsored, direct sponsorship) for new materials published after January 1, 2015. Please note...

Last Revised:
September 18, 2014
Published on:
Friday, March 14, 2014

CME providers have the option of using the Performance-In-Practice Structured Abstract or to...

Last Revised:
February 25, 2014
Published on:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Effective February 2014, no organization will be evaluated for compliance for ACCME requirements or policies that were removed as a result of the ACCME’s 2014 simplification of its accreditation requirements and processes. This...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

This activity still needs to be available for review by the ACCME - even if it has been "retired." When an Internet CME activity is no longer available online, the accredited provider may submit the internet...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

The process of seeking first-time, or "initial" accreditation from the ACCME generally takes twelve to eighteen months. The reaccreditation...

Perspectives on Surveyors
In this video, Denny addresses the questions, "What have I learned as an ACCME Surveyor?" and "Who are ACCME Surveyors?" as well as offers advice for new ACCME...

What have I learned as an ACCME surveyor?

I’m the manager of accreditation development at the ACCME. I’ve been here for about ten years now. I’ve been surveying for about twenty years, probably have done 300...

Last Revised:
December 12, 2016

The ACCME provides detailed instructions for submitting a self-study report during the accreditation process in the ACCME's Guide to the Accreditation Process. The most recent version of this guide can be found...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

Yes.  PARS replaces the Excel spreadsheets ACCME used to collect activity data during the reaccreditation process, as well as the online Annual Reporting System that ACCME accredited providers used to submit their ACCME Annual...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

No. For guidance on the nature of documentation that the ACCME will expect to review at the time of reaccreditation, please see the ACCME's performance-in-practice review requirements and instructions and...