University of Illinois College of Medicine Accreditation

Undergraduate Medical Education (the MD degree program)

The MD degree program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine has been fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) since the inception of the LCME in 1942.  The College underwent its regular  (every 8 years) full survey for re-accreditation in  April, 2018;  its next full survey will take place in academic year 2025-26, preceded by a comprehensive Institutional Self-Study.

Graduate Medical Education (clinical residencies and fellowships)

The Chicago, Peoria, and Rockford campuses are each independently accredited as Sponsoring Institutions for graduate medical education by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.   The Chicago and Peoria campuses offer a full range of residency and fellowship programs in all major specialties.  The Rockford campus focuses on residency training in primary care, with three family medicine programs (two of them based in rural Illinois) and a hospice/palliative care fellowship.

Continuing Medical Education (for practicing physicians)

The College of Medicine is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education; the next renewal date will be in March 2022.  This accreditation applies to all campuses of the College, and ensures that all relevant intramural and extramurally-directed conferences and other educational activities sponsored by the College for practicing physicians are peer-reviewed and of the highest quality.