ECFMG’s paper “Advancing the Quality of Medical Education Worldwide: ECFMG’s 2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirements” in the Journal of Medical Regulation provides a succinct explanation of the evolution and rationale for the 2023 Accreditation requirement, its current progress and future.
WFME was very sorry to learn that Peter Dieter, President of the Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE), died on December 25th, 2019, in Dresden, Germany.
Following the success of the World Conference 2019 in Seoul, WFME is looking for potential hosts of the next conference in 2022.
At the meeting in Seoul in April the WFME Executive Council revised the Policies and Procedures for the WFME Recognition of Accreditation Programme. The most significant changes are: [Read more…] about Revision of the Policies and Procedures for the WFME Recognition Programme
Two accrediting agencies have been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education – these agencies operate in Iran and the UAE. Both agencies have been recognised for the full term of 10 years. [Read more…] about Two more agencies awarded WFME Recognition Status
At the 72nd World Health Assembly, WFME addressed the delegates with a statement on the health workforce shortages. WFME stressed that is is important to harmonise the varying standards of quality in medical education world-wide, to provide basis for achieving appropriate care for all communities. Read the full statement below: [Read more…] about WFME statement on health workforce shortages
WFME has revised the Recognition Criteria used to assess the legal standing, accreditation process, post-accreditation monitoring, and decision-making processes of an accreditation agency for programmes or schools of basic medical education. [Read more…] about Recognition Criteria and documentation revised
Mexican Board for Accreditation of Medical Education (Consejo Mexicano para la Acreditación de la Educación Médica (COMAEM) has been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education. The agency has been recognised for the full term of 10 years
Three accrediting agencies have been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education – these agencies operate in Brazil, Egypt and Taiwan. All three agencies have been recognised for the full term of 10 years. [Read more…] about A further three agencies gain WFME Recognition Status