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Accreditation


LCME Accreditation
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in the United States and Canada. The LCME conferred full accreditation to the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree program in February 2013. The next re-accreditation cycle is scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year. For information, contact: Sandra Allen, Director of Accreditation

ACCME Accreditation
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) monitors continuing medical education (CME) activities to ensure they meet established standards of quality and can assist physicians in maintaining or improving their practice of medicine. FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is an accredited CME provider. For information on CME activities, contact: Laura Almaguer, Continuing Medical Education Coordinator

ACGME Accreditation
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is a private, nonprofit council that evaluates and accredits residency training programs in the United States. Graduates of LCME-accredited medical schools are eligible to enter ACGME-approved residency programs. HWCOM works with its affiliated clinical partners to provide ACGME-accredited training opportunities in South Florida. For information on GME opportunities at FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, call 305.348.0570.

SACS Accreditation
FIU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.