COMPARABILITY DECISIONS

The countries listed below have been reviewed by the NCFMEA and found to use standards to accredit their medical schools that are comparable to the standards used to accredit medical schools in the United States. The dates in parentheses are the dates of the Committee’s decisions of comparability. The last date in Bold, is the anticipated date of the next review. 

 

Antigua and Barbuda (10/13, 2019) – Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions

Australia (2/95, 3/01, 9/07, 9/09, 4/17, 2020) – Australian Medical Council (Note: The Australian Medical Council also accredits medical schools in New Zealand under the terms of an agreement with that country.)

Barbados (9/16, 2019) – Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions

Canada (2/95, 3/01, 3/09, 10/15, 2021) – Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools

Cayman Islands (9/02, 9/03, 9/04, 3/09, 10/15, 2022) – Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine

Czechia  (3/98, 9/04, 10/11, 2019) – Ministry of Education Youth and Sports and the Accreditation Commission, Czech Republic

Dominica (10/97, 3/01, 3/07, 9/18, 2020) – Ministry of Health & Social Security and the Dominica Medical Board

Dominican Republic (10/97, 3/04, 4/13, 2019) – Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology

Grenada (9/96, 3/03, 3/07, 4/16, 2022) – Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions

Hungary (3/97, 3/03, 10/11, 9/18, 2020) – Hungarian Accreditation Committee

Ireland (3/97, 9/03, 9/09, 9/18, 2019) – Medical Council of Ireland

Israel (9/99, 9/08, 2019) – Council for Higher Education

Jamaica  (9/14, 2020Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions, (CAAM-HP)

Mexico (10/97, 3/04, 4/14, 2020) – Mexican Board for the Accreditation of Medical Education

Netherlands (3/98, 9/07, 4/14, 2020) – Netherlands Flemish Accreditation Organization

Pakistan (3/97, 3/03, 3/09, 2018) – Pakistan Medical and Dental Council

Philippines (3/99, 3/04, 10/11, 2018) – Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities

Poland (10/97, 9/03, 10/11, 9/17, 2020) – Ministry of Health and the Accreditation Committee of Polish Universities of Medical Sciences

Saint Kitts and Nevis (4/12, 2019) – Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (9/16, 2019) – Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions

St. Maarten (3/98, 3/04, 10/11, 9/2018, 2020) – Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine

Taiwan (3/02, 3/09, 9/17, 2021) – Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council

United Kingdom (9/96, 9/01, 3/09, 4/17, 2023) – General Medical Council