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Midwifery Education Volunteer Opportunites Available (Posted 12/2/2022)
The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) is seeking individuals to serve on the ACME Site Visitor Panel. This is an amazing volunteer opportunity that places dedicated, passionate professionals front and center in advancing the best in midwifery education. To learn more, please contact ACME at [email protected]

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


Opportunities to Provide Third-Party Comments:

1. ACME is seeking Third-Party Comments (Posted 12/02/2022, Updated 1/4/2023)
We want to hear from you! The programs listed below will be reviewed by ACME for preaccreditation, initial accreditation, or continued accreditation in July 2023. We want to know your opinions and experiences as they relate to the program’s qualifications. We invite interested parties to submit written third-party comments concerning the qualifications and or performance of these midwifery programs or newly proposed midwifery programs that are seeking ACME preaccreditation or accreditation. Using the ACME Third-Party Comments form, we invite you to submit written comments to Angela Smith, ACME Executive Director, [email protected], or via postal mail to ACME/Attn: Angela Smith at 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1230, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Comments can be submitted prior to the site visit date or 45 days before the Board of Review meeting.

Georgia College and State University
Site visit dates: February 8-10, 2023
Board of Review Meeting: July 2023

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Site visit dates: March 1-3, 2023
Board of Review Meeting: March 2023

Georgetown University
Site visit dates: March 20-22, 2023
Board of Review Meeting: July 2023

Keiser University
Site visit dates: April 5-7, 2023
Board of Review Meeting: July 2023

State University New York (SUNY) Downstate
Site visit dates: April 10-12, 2023
Board of Review Meeting: July 2023

George Washington University
Site visit dates: April 18-20, 2023
Board of Review Meeting: July 2023


2. 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

For more details or assistance, please email [email protected].

Third-Party Comments Form:  Form



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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