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2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement

Implementation of the 2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement has been moved to 2024. See also our announcement.

Resources

Overview

An overview of ECFMG's 2024 Medical School Accreditation Requirement is available in the following languages as a PDF document.

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Background

The documents below provide further information about the rationale for the 2024 Accreditation Requirement and how the requirement has developed since 2010.

Read Past Progress Updates

Read the 2010 Press Release

Read the Background Document

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