ACGME Requirements

The Division of Cardiology within the Department of Medicine at Upstate Medical University is accredited by the ACGME External Icon (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education).

The ACGME has very strict Program Requirements that must be followed in order to receive accreditation. Due to our strict adherence to these policies, the Department of Medicine at Upstate Medical University is one of few programs nationwide to receive a rare six-year accreditation. The typical maximum length of accreditation given is five years.

ACGME requirements – updated 2016 PDF Icon External Icon