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Sponsors of the World Directory work with WFME and FAIMER in the development of the directory, and contribute to the decision-making process about:

Current sponsors include:

Major Sponsors

Australian Medical Council

The Australian Medical Council is an independent national standards body for medical education, and the designated accreditation authority for the medical profession in Australia. It examines international medical graduates for the purposes of registration, and sets standards for medical education and training at medical school, intern, and specialist medical training stages. It accredits programs and providers in all these stages, and also advises regulatory and health workforce bodies on standards for medical education and practice.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (USA)

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates promotes quality health care for the public by certifying international medical graduates for entry into U.S. graduate medical education, and by participating in evaluation and certification of other physicians and health care professionals nationally and internationally. In conjunction with its Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), and other partners, it actively seeks opportunities to promote medical education through programmatic and research activities.

Medical Council of Canada

The Medical Council of Canada strives to achieve the highest level of medical care for Canadians through excellence in evaluation of physicians. It assesses over 11,000 medical students and graduates each year through its examinations. Its exams are offered in both official languages in sites across Canada and, in the case of the MCCEE, in over 500 locations in 80 countries.


Danish Health and Medicines Authority (Sundhedsstyrelsen)

The Danish Health and Medicines Authority is the supreme health and pharmaceutical authority in Denmark. It sets the common framework and direction for health in Denmark—with focus on people and patients.

Korean Institute of Medical Education and Evaluation

The Korean Institute of Medical Education and Evaluation (KIMEE) is the non-governmental organization for the accreditation of basic medical education in the Republic of Korea. It was established in 2000, and serves for the program evaluation of South Korean medical schools.

Last updated December 6, 2016.

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