The responsibilities of the Council on Medical Education include the following:
- The study and evaluation of all aspects of medical education, including ensuring that there is an adequate continuing supply of well-qualified physicians to meet the medical needs of the public;
- The review and recommendation of policies for medical education;
- The consideration and recommendation of the means and methods whereby physicians may be assisted in maintaining their professional competence and the development of means and criteria for recognition of such achievement; and
- The responsibility that the AMA remains an accredited sponsor of continuing medical education.