Accreditation Services

Explore our CPD Activity Planning Guide to walk you through the process of developing and accrediting a CPD activity. 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).  This accreditation allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  As an accredited provider, CPD approves applications for continuing education credits for upcoming courses that fulfill the Colleges’ and accreditation requirements, including:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) MOC Section 1 credits for Group Learning Activities
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) MOC Section 3 credits for Self-Assessment Activities
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) MOC Section 3 credits for Simulation Activities
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Mainpro+ credits [for CME Events, Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs]

 For the current application requirements, please visit the Accreditation Forms and Templates page.

Our Standard Services include:

  • Your source for up-to-date application material
  • Unlimited one-on-one consultation to assist in the application process
  • Provision of sample templates, policies and guidelines
  • Notification to CFPC and/or RCPSC of application approval
  • Website posting of the event details and promotion through our email newsletters for Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry affiliated activities

How to apply for accreditation / certification of your event:

Reach out to CPD early in the process if you are new to creating an application for accreditation / certification. We can help answer your questions and guide you through the process. You can also review our CPD Activity Planning Guide for more information on the development process.

Complete the application form and submit all required supporting documents using the CPD Online Services Portal.

Regular processing time is 2 - 4 weeks after receiving a completed application, which includes all supporting documentation and signatures. Please note that any missing application components will delay the process. Ideally, an application should be submitted at least 6 weeks in advance of the activity start date.