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Institute for Medical Education Accreditation

http://www.imeac.org/

Duration and levels of accreditation

Accreditation standards

http://www.imeac.org/40-2/standards/

Evaluation process

http://www.imeac.org/40-2/accreditation-process/

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Mandatory

Description of accreditation organization

The Institute for Medical Education Accreditation (IMEAc) was established since 2016 as an autonomous entity within the Medical Council of Thailand with the mission of accreditation of medical schools in Thailand and in the region.

The IMEAc has been entitled to accredit Thai medical schools and their medical undergraduate curriculum in continuation from the accrediting task force of COTMES which is responsible for this function under the recognition of the Office of Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Education and the Medical Council of Thailand since 2001.

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Medical Council of Thailand

http://tmc.or.th/en_home.php

Duration and levels of accreditation

Accreditation standards

http://www.tmc.or.th/en_standard_criteria_for_thai_medical_school.php

In establishing a new medical degree program, institutions are required to fulfill the qualifications, resources, and demonstrate their readiness in the following areas:

  1. University/institution profile
  2. Faculty and staff
  3. Student admission
  4. Curriculum/curriculum management
  5. Premedical sciences education
  6. Preclinical sciences education
  7. Clinical sciences education
  8. Student supervision/counseling and guidance system
  9. Infrastructures
  10. Student supporting facilities/student services
  11. Library and information technology utilization
  12. Administration and management
  13. Budget and resource allocation
  14. Evaluation and assessment

Evaluation process

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Mandatory

Description of accreditation organization

Government Authority

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Office of the Higher Education Commission

http://www.mua.go.th/

Duration and levels of accreditation

Accreditation standards

Evaluation process

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Mandatory

Description of accreditation organization

Government Authority

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[Last update: April 1, 2016]