Enhancing the quality of medical education worldwide
The WFME Recognition Programme evaluates agencies against internationally-accepted criteria for accreditation. Recognition Status is the quality measure which confers the understanding that the quality of medical education in accredited schools is to an appropriate and rigorous standard.
WFME publishes international best practice Global Standards for Quality Improvement of Medical Education, covering Basic (Undergraduate) Medical Education (BME); Postgraduate Medical Education (PME); and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of Medical Doctors.
The World Directory is a freely accessible directory of the world's undergraduate (basic) medical education programs. It contains information for over 2,900 schools, both operational and historical, including curriculum and enrolment details.
The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) has assumed the role of an Honorary Sponsor to the World Directory of Medical Schools, a database, which is managed jointly by WFME and FAIMER. The World Directory is used by medical regulatory authorities to verify the existence of medical schools and the qualifications of their graduates. It is also a source of information for both current and prospective medical students, which is why the student point of view is of great importance to all the involved organisations. With its wide network of members IFMSA has been very […] Read More
The World Federation for Medical Education welcomes the Declaration of Chicago, which was adopted in October at the WMA General Assembly. The Declaration calls for the development of national and regional quality assurance systems to ensure high standard of medical education and overcome the many threats to the quality of basic medical education.Read More