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 (PGME); and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of Medical Doctors: there are also Standards for distributed and distance learning in medical education.
The World Directory is a freely accessible directory of the world's undergraduate (basic) medical education programmes. It contains information for over 3,400 schools, both operational and historical, including curriculum and enrolment details.
On 26 and 27 October 2022, members of the WFME Executive Council met at the WFME office in Ferney-Voltaire, France, after more than two years of online meetings. One objective of the meeting was to report on activities and progress related to the main three focus areas of WFME expertise: the Recognition of Accreditation programme, […]
Two accrediting agencies have been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education – National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) and Eurasian Centre for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Health Care (ECAQA). These agencies operate in Spain and Kazakhstan. Both agencies have been recognised for the full term […]