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.
Clarification on misinformation about accreditation and WFME Recognition
Our attention has been drawn to a directive published by the Ministry of Health of Israel, which sets out requirements for medical students who plan to study outside Israel and then to apply to work in Israel. WFME would like to clarify several facts about the process of Recognition.
New information on the ECFMG 2023 policy
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) has released a detailed plan on the progress towards 2023. Starting 2023, applicants for ECFMG Certification, which is required for international medical graduates to train or practice in the United States, must be from a medical school that is appropriately accredited. More specifically, the school must be accredited […]
Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) awarded WFME Recognition Status
Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie) (NVAO) has been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education. The NVAO is the fourteenth accrediting agency that has received the WFME Recognition Status. Press release NVAO website WFME Recognition Programme
Three accrediting agencies awarded WFME Recognition Status
Three accrediting agencies been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education – these agencies operate in Georgia, Indonesia and Thailand. All three agencies have been recognised for the full term of 10 years. Indonesian Accreditation Agency for Higher Education in Health (IAAHEH/LAM-PTKes) (Indonesia) Press release IAAHEH/LAM-PTKes website WFME Recognition Programme Institute […]
WFME Recognition Criteria edited
The Recognition Criteria against which WFME assesses accrediting agencies world wide have gone through a minor revision. Three changes have been introduced to the document: Criterion 11.3 which used to read: “The medical school undergoing the review has the opportunity to comment on matters of fact prior to finalisation of the report,” is no longer […]
30th anniversary of the Edinburgh Declaration
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Edinburgh Declaration, an influential document which set out to promote “a sustained and organised programme to alter the character of medical education so that it truly meets the defined needs of the society in which it is situated”. Many will not know that the Declaration was the outcome […]
Join us for the WFME World Conference 2019 in Seoul !
In April 2019, WFME will hold a World conference under the common theme of “Quality Assurance in Medical Education in the 21st Century”. We invite all interested parties to come and discuss together the challenges we are facing world wide and opportunities we have to improve the quality of medical education. We are looking forward to […]
Sudan Medical Council (SMC) awarded Recognition Status
Sudan Medical Council (SMC) has been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation of Medical Education. The SMC is the tenth accrediting agency that has received the WFME Recognition Status. Press release SMC website WFME Recognition Programme