An article by WFME and FAIMER in the QAzette of the European Consortium for Accreditation outlines how the World Directory of Medical Schools can be used to search for medical school records, and the difference between the free public search function and the paid-for subscription.
WFME joins ten other global healthcare organisations as a signatory on the International Committee of the Red Cross to speak out in support of the Health Care in Danger initiative. The statement forcefully renews a collective call for wounded and sick people's right to health care during armed conflict to be respected and protected, and for attacks on health personnel and facilities to stop.
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.