The WFME Recognition Committee has reviewed the policies and processes of the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM), and awards Recognition Status until December 2021. WFME Recognition Status confers the understanding that the quality of medical education in its accredited schools is to an appropriate and rigorous standard.
WFME and FAIMER held a workshop on the WFME recognition of accreditation program during the recent AMEE conference in Barcelona. The speakers were David Gordon from WFME and Marta van Zanten and John Norcini from FAIMER. [Read more…] about Workshop on the WFME recognition of accreditation program
In January 2016 WFME took part in a workshop on preparing experts for accreditation of Postgraduate Medical Programmes in Almaty, Kazakhstan. [Read more…] about Workshop on preparing experts for accreditation of PGME in Kazakhstan
This statement clarifies the WFME standards for basic medical education in relation to the design of curricula. [Read more…] about Structure of programmes of medical education: WFME standards and integration
The Association for Medical Education in the Western Pacific Region (AMEWPR, http://wfme.org/about/member-associations/amewpr), working with the country and regional offices of WHO, visited Vietnam in January 2016 for consultation on medical education reform, the quality assurance framework for medical education, and medical regulation. Michael Field, the president of AMEWPR, and Ducksun Ahn, vice-president of WFME, were the AMEWPR – WFME team. This was the second consultative visit of AMEWPR to Vietnam; the first was in 2014. [Read more…] about Consultation on medical education reform, quality assurance and medical regulation in Vietnam
Users of the WFME standards will be interested in this comparison of the WFME standards and standards used in chiropractic education.
The Executive Council of WFME agreed, at its meeting in Istanbul in April 2014, to endorse the student exchange programmes that have been managed by the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations continuously since 1951. The Executive Council agreed that these programmes are very professionally organised, with good academic outcomes, and are commended to medical schools world-wide.
The Executive Council renewed that endorsement at its meeting in Cairo in March 2015.
The Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) in cooperation with Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) have been awarded the Recognition Stats by the World Federation of Medical Education.