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Midwifery Education Volunteer Opportunites Available (Posted 8/17/2022)
The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) is seeking individuals to serve on the ACME Board of Review and the ACME Board of Commissioners. These are unmatched volunteer opportunities that place dedicated, passionate professionals front and center in discussions and decision-making that lead to the best in midwifery education. To learn more, please contact ACME at [email protected]

Current Volunteer Opportunities:
ACME Board of Commissioners
ACME Board of Review
ACME Board of Review (Public Member)


To learn more about volunteering at ACME, visit: Volunteers.

ACME is seeking Third-Party Comments (Posted 6/02/2022)
As a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education, and in accordance with ACME’s policies and procedures, we invite interested parties to submit written third-party comments concerning the qualifications of the following midwifery programs or newly proposed midwifery programs that are seeking ACME preaccreditation or continued accreditation. Comments can be submitted prior to the site visit date or 45 days before the Board of Review meeting that will be held in February 2023.

Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Nursing
Site Visit Date: October 5-7, 2022
Type: Continued Accreditation

Loyola University New Orleans College of Nursing and Health
Site Visit Date: December 5-7, 2022
Type: Preaccreditation

To submit comments, please visit: Call for Third-Party Comments Details
For more details or assistance, please email [email protected].




COVID-19 Update 8/31/2020
ACME will continue to monitor conditions and impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand the disruptions that it has caused to higher education. We are committed to timely communicating any changes to our policies, procedures and/or practices that are due to this pandemic.




ACME Adopts Virtual Model for Site Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic


Distance instruction and education plan during COVID-19 Pandemic

Memo to Midwifery Program Directors: Distance instruction and education plan during COVID-19 Pandemic (Update #3) April 1, 2020

Memo to Midwifery Program Directors: Policies regarding curricular changes during the COVID-19 Emergency April 13, 2020







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