Accreditation Process

Information and Pre-Application to demonstrate eligibility for Initial Accreditation

A form for organizations to demonstrate eligibility to apply for CME accreditation. Click to download.

A primary step to establishing eligibility for initial accreditation is to build a track record of activities by jointly providing CME with an accredited provider.

Click here for more information about the FMA Joint Providership Program.

Guide to the Process for Accreditation

  • Instructions and Self Study materials for organizations
    Overview/instructions for organizations applying for Initial Accreditation and Re-Accreditation. This guide provides information about completing the Self Study Application, submitting CME activity files for the required File Audit, and preparing for the required Survey/Interview.

    Self-Study Applications

    Self-Study ApplicationInitial and Subsequent Accreditation
    Application Form for organizations applying for Initial Accreditation and Re-Accreditation. This process provides an organization the opportunity to assess its commitment to offering CME, analyze current educational practices, identify area for improvement, determine future directions, and present the results to the FMA.

    Accreditation with Commendation*
    Form for providers pursuing accreditation with commendation. Voluntary opportunity for accredited providers to demonstrate educational practices that advance interprofessional collaborative practice, address public health priorities, create behavioral change, show leadership, leverage educational technology, and demonstrate the impact of education on healthcare professionals and patients.

    *Accreditation with Commendation is only available to providers which have completed an Initial Accreditation term.

    File Review
    Performance-in-Practice: Structured Abstract Form

    Applicants applying for FMA accreditation are required to audit a certain percentage of CME activity files to demonstrate their actual performance-in-practice using a special form called the Structured Abstract.
    Click here to download a fillable copy of the Structured Abstract.