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.
WFME perspectives: effects of the 2020 pandemic on the accreditation and practice of medical education WFME is keen to listen and respond to the concerns and questions of people and institutions about activities affected by the current pandemic. We therefore offer this opportunity to discuss: How does the pandemic affect accreditation of medical schools? What […]
Two accrediting agencies have been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education – The Working Committee for the Accreditation of Medical Education, Ministry of Education (WCAME) in China and the Medical Council of Ireland in Ireland. Both agencies have been recognised for the full term of 10 years.