Empowering Educators, Elevating Healthcare

The fields of medicine and science never stop moving forward—and neither should physicians.


Who We Are

A nonprofit corporation based in Chicago, the ACCME is responsible for accrediting institutions that offer CME to physicians and other healthcare professionals.

ACCME accreditation is a voluntary system, based on professional self-regulation and peer review. The ACCME’s mission is to assure and advance quality learning for healthcare professionals that drives improvements in patient care.


Criteria, Standards & Policies

Our accreditation rules ensure that accredited CME is designed to be relevant, practice-based, effective, based on valid content, and independent of commercial influence.

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