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All degree and certificate programs are approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Chicago, IL 60604

Several degree, fellowship, and residency programs have specialized accreditation and those are noted as follows:

Unit Program Accrediting Agency Accreditation Status Next Review
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  Regional accreditation for the institution – bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees; certificates and distance education. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Full October 2028
Chicago Medical School
  Allopathic Medicine (MD) Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Full 2020
  Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Full November 2022
  Graduate Medical Education
Institutional Review
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Full April 2024
Internal Medicine Residency at James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
ACGME Residency Review Committee (ACGME RRC) for Internal Medicine Full January each year
Psychiatry Residency
ACGME RRC for Psychiatry Full January each year
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
ACGME RRC for Cardiovascular Disease Full January each year
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
ACGME RRC for Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Full January each year
Endocrinology Fellowship
ACGME RRC for Internal Medicine Full January each year
Infectious Disease Fellowship
ACGME RRC for Internal Medicine Full January each year
Pulmonary Fellowship
ACGME RRC for Internal Medicine Full January each year
Internal Medicine Residency at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital Campus
ACGME RRC for Internal Medicine Full January each year
College of Health Professions
  Pathologists' Assistant (MS) National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) Full Fall 2028
  Physical Therapy (DPT) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) Full December 2022
  Physician Assistant (MS) Accreditation Review Committee on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) Full 2020
  Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) Full with monitoring October 2022
  Clinical Psychology (PhD) American Psychological Association (APA) Full 2021
College of Pharmacy
  Pharmacy (PharmD) Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Full 2020
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) Full October 2021
  CPME Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency with credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) Full 2023
School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  Medical Laboratory Immunology *Post-graduate Program Committee on Postdoctoral Education Programs (CPEP) of the American College of Microbiology Full October 2025
Other Accreditations
  The Department of Healthcare Simulation Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Full 2022