World Directory of Medical Schools

Authors: Barbora Hrabalová and Sarah Williams Leng How many medical schools are there in the world? What are the characteristics of these schools, and qualifications of their graduates?  These are questions that should be reliably answered to effectively inform research and policy related to international medical education and the health workforce. It is the mission […]

Accreditation and Recognition of Medical Schools

  Author: Marta van Zanten*   Accreditation is frequently viewed as a powerful tool for quality control and improvement of medical education programs, yet accreditation practices vary considerably worldwide.  The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) collaborates on various initiatives to enhance the quality of medical education accreditation, including the implementation […]

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