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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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CME Accreditation Platform

Accreditation for Education

Using a web-based submission system, the ACS works closely with internal and external entities to accredit educational activities for CME Credit. External applications are reviewed through the PartnerCME Joint Providership Program (JPP), for a small fee. Accreditation is provided for a variety of formats including live, virtual and hybrid meetings, Regularly Scheduled Series, manuscript reviews, and more.

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What Qualifies?

The ACS provides accreditation for the following educational formats:

  • Live meetings
  • Live internet courses
  • Internet enduring materials
  • Journals
  • Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS)
  • Manuscript Reviews
  • Other “non-traditional” learning opportunities (social media learning)

CME Process Steps

To receive accreditation through the ACS for your educational activity, log into the Platform and complete the following:

  • CME Activity Form—Submit prior to planning your educational activity
  • CME Application—Due at least 90 days in advance of your activity
  • Pre-Activity Requirements—Due at least 5 days prior to your activity
  • Post-Activity Survey—Distributed to all learners within 2 months of your activity
  • Final Report—Due 4 months after your activity or on a yearly basis, depending on your educational format

Fee Structure

View the current fee structure by activity category or learning format, as well as information on payment terms.

View Fee Structure

Get Accredited

To initiate the CME process for an educational activity, please visit the “My Activities” tab on the navigation bar and click the “Start New Application” button.

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The Checklist

View the steps you need to complete every time you submit a new accreditation application.

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If You Have Questions, We Have Answers

Review our FAQ on the CME Platform.