“ACGME-I accreditation significantly exhibits how we meet [our] mission and adhere to the highest of standards to educate and help students and interns attain optimum performance in their chosen fields.”
--Dr. Zeineldine, DIO, American University of Beirut
ACGME-I accreditation* ensures that the following core education principles are upheld within each program or institution:
In many cases, ACGME-I accreditation will shorten throughput of residents from medical school to independent practice, which improves efficiency and effectiveness of graduate medical education.
*accreditation: A voluntary process of evaluation and review based on published requirements and following a prescribed process, performed by a non-governmental agency of peers.