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 3,400 schools, both operational and historical, including curriculum and enrolment details.
Rita Sood died on 8 April 2021. She was a former President of the South East Asian Regional Association for Medical Education, SEARAME, and represented SEARAME on the World Federation Executive Council for many years. Her contributions to the Executive Council were always calm, judicious and greatly valued.Read More
We are pleased to announce that WFME will hold the next international conference in Cairo, Egypt, from 26 – 29 October 2022. The event will be hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ain Shams University.
WFME is pleased to announce that the new, third, edition of the WFME Standards for Basic Medical Education is now available on our website here. This edition of the standards adopts a new, principles-based approach to allow users of the standards to make their own version of the basic standards appropriate to the local context.