In these reports, the Council on Medical Education examines the extent to which the current processes for accreditation are designed to facilitate an ideal medical education continuum. These reports focus on accreditation of undergraduate medical education (education leading to the MD or DO degree), graduate medical education (residency training) and continuing medical education (throughout the practice of medicine).
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Aligning accreditation across the medical education continuum
- Aligning the Evaluation of Physicians Across the Medical Education Continuum report—2015 (PDF) CME Report 10-A-15. This report describes current research on and methods used to assess physicians across the continuum based in the competency domains of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
- Alignment of Accreditation Across the Medical Education Continuum report—2014 (PDF) CME Report 4-A-14. This report examines the current accreditation processes for undergraduate and graduate medical education and factors that could enhance alignment of accreditation standards across the continuum.
Diversity in medical education
These reports summarize the status of implementation of LCME diversity standards, diversity trend data, and current strategies to enhance medical school diversity.
- Implementation of Accreditation Standards Related to Medical School Diversity report–2013 (PDF) CME Report 3-A-13.
- Implementation of Accreditation Standards Related to Medical School Diversity report–2011 (PDF) CME Report 6-A-11.