2023 Accreditation Requirement Featured in Latest JMR Podcast

JMR PodcastThe latest Journal of Medical Regulation Podcast features Christine Shiffer and Dr. Jack Boulet of ECFMG|FAIMER speaking in depth about the 2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement for ECFMG Certification and their recent article in the journal, titled “Advancing the Quality of Medical Education Worldwide: ECFMG’s 2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement.” In the podcast, Shiffer and Dr. Boulet discuss with David Johnson, Chief Assessment Officer for the Federation of State Medical Boards, how the requirement came about and what it means for medical students, medical schools, and regulatory authorities worldwide.

Shiffer, Regulatory Affairs Manager, and Dr. Boulet, Vice President for Research and Data Resources, penned the article with ECFMG|FAIMER colleagues Lisa Cover, Senior Vice President for Business Development and Operations, and Dr. William W. Pinsky, President and CEO of ECFMG|FAIMER. The article provides an overview of the requirement’s history, rationale, progress, and future outlook.

For more about the requirement, please visit the 2023 Accreditation section of our website at www.ecfmg.org/accreditation. The section includes the requirement’s eligibility guidelines and implementation plan, as well as a one-page overview in 11 languages. Inquiries about the requirement can be sent to 2023@ecfmg.org.