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. LCME accreditation provides assurance that programs awarding the MD degree meet national standards for educational quality. It also assures graduates of such programs have a complete and valid educational experience sufficient to prepare them for the next stage of their training. To achieve LCME accreditation, all developing new medical schools undergo a five-step process: applicant status, candidate status, preliminary accreditation, provisional accreditation, and full accreditation.
In February 2013, the HWCOM medical education program received full accreditation from the LCME prior to graduating its first class on April 29, 2013.LCME Self-Study Coordinator: Joe Leigh Simpson, MD
LCME Chair of Subcommittees: Sanford Markham, MD
LCME Site Survey Coordinator: Sandra Allen
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.For information contact:
Sandra Allen, Director of 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 HWCOM is an accredited Continuing Medical Education provider.
For information contact :Megan Grimm, Continuing Medical Education Coordinator
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.
Through our affiliations with hospitals in the community, FIU HWCOM provides clerkship opportunities for MD-degree-seeking students to interact with residents in ACGME-accredited programs for the purpose of preparing for their future roles in graduate medical education.
HWCOM is working closely with its affiliated clinical partners to increase the number of ACGME-accredited training http://medicine.fiu.edu/education/md/residency-fellowship/index.htmlprograms and residency positions available in South Florida hospitals.
For information on residency and fellowship programs at HWCOM affiliates, contact 305.348.0570.