"The ACCME at Work" Report

Published Date: 
May 10, 2011
Last Revised: 
February 3, 2012

The ACCME is pleased to announce the publication of The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education at Work: Accreditation, Recognition, Education, Operations, and Governance.

Please note: The ACCME requirements have been updated since the publication of this report.  For the most current information about the ACCME requirements, please see http://www.accme.org/requirements/accreditation-requirements-cme-provide....

The purpose of this report is to provide an in-depth, easily understandable explanation of the ACCME accreditation system and services. The report includes narrative and data designed to answer questions that we are frequently asked about how we work. Our goal is to increase understanding about the ACCME accreditation system among a wide range of stakeholders, including accredited providers, physician learners, other accreditors, health care leadership organizations, the public, the media, and the government. We encourage you to share this report with your stakeholders, to deepen their awareness of how CME Matters to Patient Care.

We welcome your feedback. Please send comments and questions about this report to Tamar Hosansky at thosansky@accme.org.

CEO's Introduction
In this commentary above, ACCME President and Chief Executive Officer, Murray Kopelow, MD, explains why the ACCME has produced The ACCME at Work. Click on the Play button in the video window to hear this introduction.

Download The ACCME at Work publication
You can download the report in its entirety or select specific chapters to download and view. All of the following documents are in PDF format; you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to download and view them. Click on any of the following links to access the report. This report has been bookmarked in Adobe for your convenience.

Complete Report
Complete Report (3MB)

Introduction: Message from the ACCME

Chapter 1: ACCME Overview

Chapter 2: ACCME Requirements

Chapter 3: The National Accreditation System

Chapter 4: The Intrastate Accreditation System

Chapter 5: Education, Outreach, and Communications

Chapter 6: Monitoring, Accountability, and Transparency

Chapter 7: Governance, Leadership, and Collaboration

Chapter 8: Financial Report and Operations

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