The UNMC Center for Continuing Education has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for a term of six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians. This achievement grants UNMC CCE accreditation through July 2020 and places the Center in the highest tier of all continuing medical education providers.
ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that the UNMC Center for Continuing Education provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvement.
The ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions' continuing medical education programs according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc.