(Descriptions of each resource are quoted directly from the respective website)
AAIM - Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine
A consortium of five academically focused specialty organizations representing departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals in the United States and Canada
AASM - American Academy of Sleep Medicine
A leader in setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine health care, education and research
ABMS - American Board of Medical Specialties
An organization of medical specialty boards with shared goals and standards related to the certification of medical specialists
ACCME – Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
A nonprofit corporation responsible for accrediting institutions that offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) to physicians and other healthcare professionals.
ACEHP – Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions
The Alliance is a community of professionals dedicated to accelerating excellence in health care performance through education, advocacy, and collaboration.
ACGME - Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Responsible for the Accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States
ACGME-I - Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – International
A non-governmental organization responsible for the accreditation of international Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs
AHME - Association for Hospital Medical Education
Has a strong record of providing highly regarded educational and networking opportunities to all individuals involved in the administration of graduate and continuing medical education
AMA - American Medical Association
Helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues
AMA MedEd Update
A free monthly email newsletter that covers information of interest to the medical education community. It also focuses on graduate medical education issues, from resident duty hours to physician workforce concerns and updates on GME accreditation activities
AME - The Academy of Medical Educators
Is the professional organization for all those involved in medical education - the education and training of students and practitioners in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science
AMEE - Association for Medical Education in Europe
Is a worldwide organization that organizes annual conferences and delivers courses on teaching, assessment, simulation, computer-enhanced learning, research and leadership skills for teachers in medicine and the healthcare professions
ANZAHPE - The Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Promotes, supports and advances education in the health care professions. It aims to recognise, facilitate and disseminate high quality educational research in health pro
ASME - Association for the Study of Medical Education
Is a membership organization. Doctors, healthcare workers and medical educators from any specialty and level are invited to join
CAME - Canadian Association of Medical Education
Is a grassroots organization for the promotion and advancement of excellence in medical education.
Developed by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is an innovative competency-based framework that describes the core knowledge, skills and abilities of physicians.
FAIMER - Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
Is a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education.
A Web-based compendium of summaries on current research articles solely devoted to GME, to assist educators, researchers, and others interested in scanning the current literature in GME
Group on Educational Affairs
It's mission is to promote excellence in the education of physicians throughout their professional lives and, thereby, to contribute to improving the health of the public. The GEA is open to individuals with professional responsibility in medical student, resident, and continuing medical education, designated by deans, hospital directors, or academic societies.
Guidebook for GME Directors and Coordinators
The American Medical Association has a useful guidebook that provides residency/fellowship program directors, program coordinators, institution officials, and others information about AMA and other organizations' services, products, and activities related to graduate medical education
Is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance
IAMSE - International Association of Medical Science Educators
Is a nonprofit professional development society organized and directed by medical faculty members. Together we provide opportunities to enhance excellence and innovations in teaching, student and program assessment, computer technology, human simulation, learner-centered education, and in many other areas
IOM - Institute of Medicine
Is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public. It is the halth arm of the National Academy of Sciences
Josiah Macy Foundation
Supports projects that broaden and improve health professional education.
Is a program of the Association of American Medical Colleges that links medical education curricula, teaching tools, and assessment resources across the entire physician-education continuum
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has a collection of videos in clinical medicine
QCHP – Qatar Council for HealthCare Practitioners
A non-profit government body that regulates the healthcare practice and medical education in State of Qatar.
RCPSC - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Sets the highest standards for specialty medical education in Canada and support lifelong learning for specialist physicians and promote sound health policy
SACME – The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Society members are influential educators dedicated to the advancement of continuing medical education for the ultimate improvement of patient care. Current membership includes professionals representing the leading medical schools, academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, and medical specialty societies in the United States and Canada.
National Board for Certification - Training Administrators of GME
Is the American Medical Association's on-line ethics journal that is freely available.
AAMC-Regional Groups on Educational Affairs (GEA)
Annotated Bibliography of Journals for Educational Scholarship
Is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. It includes education and training issues; health and science policy; institutional policy, management, and values; research practice; and clinical practice in academic settings
Advances in Health Science Education
Is a forum for scholarly and state-of-the-art research into all aspects of health sciences education
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Is the official journal of the American College of Preventive Medicine and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. It publishes articles in the areas of prevention research, teaching, practice and policy
BMC Medical Education
Is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles in relation to the training of healthcare professionals, including undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education. The journal has a special focus on curriculum development, evaluations of performance, assessment of training needs and evidence-based medicine
Is intended for the active, practicing clinician who teaches. Its articles cover a broad range of educational topics in an easily accessible style, including updates on the latest educational research and viewpoints on clinical teaching from around the world
Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Disseminates scholarship and promotes critical inquiry to inform and engage the graduate medical education community to improve the quality of graduate medical education. It is a peer-reviewed, editorially independent journal published by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
Seeks to be the pre-eminent journal in the field of education for health care professionals, and publishes material of the highest quality, reflecting world wide or provocative issues and perspectives
Is the journal for Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). It addresses the needs of teachers and administrators throughout the world involved in training for the health professions
Teaching and Learning in Medicine
Is an international forum for scholarly, state-of-the-art research on the purposes and processes of teaching and learning as they relate to the education of medical professionals