The Executive Summary of the ACCME Board of Directors meeting held July 20-21, 2017 is now available on the ACCME website.
The ACCME ratified 50 accreditation and reaccreditation decisions. This included 18 providers (36%) that received Accreditation with Commendation, which confers a 6-year term of accreditation, 30 providers (60%) that received Accreditation, and one initial applicant received Provisional Accreditation.
Congratulations! We encourage CME providers to celebrate their success in achieving accreditation and communicate the value of their accreditation and accreditation-related accomplishments by informing their community, stakeholders, and the public. You are welcome to use this messaging.
Also in the executive summary:
- Eleven new applicants successfully achieved Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education™; one provider received reaccreditation.
- The Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE) received substantial equivalency from the ACCME.
- The ACCME modified the process for handling complaints to reflect the current approach to evaluating complaints related to the content validation policies.
- The Board of Directors conducted a strategic planning retreat to engage in visioning exercises, discuss high level goals, and identify measures of success for the coming years.
For additional information, see the July 2017 Executive Summary on the ACCME website.