Brief Overview of Procedures
The Procedures set out :
the composition, rules, and structure of ACCM, and the roles and responsibilities of the Commissioners.
the requirements for initiating the accreditation process, including eligibility requirements.
the steps of the process, with timelines, whether for new, existing or developing medical schools
the procedures for inspection visits, including documentation required in advance
the agenda for an inspection, including a list of personnel to be interviewed, and facilities and resources to be inspected.
the formula which ACCM uses to write the inspection report
the process for arriving at an accreditation decision, describing types of decision, and the process for notifying government, school and public of the decision
the appeal process in the case of an adverse decision
the procedures for post-accreditation oversight
issues affecting accreditation