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Ambulatory Care Review Program


The California Medical Association

Accredits a wide range of outpatient settings, including ambulatory surgery centers, occupational health centers, medical offices/medical groups and others. Recognized by MBC, insurance carriers, and many other states.

Hospital Surveys and Leadership Training

Hospitals can request that the Joint Commission include an IMQ physician surveyor on its hospital survey in lieu of a Joint Commission surveyor.

Peer Review & Medical Staff Service


The Institute for Medical Quality A subsidiary of the California Medical Association

Provides on-site objective peer review of one or more physicians’ clinical practices. Consultations provide on-site educational programs for medical staff on a range of topics. Also offers panelists for judicial review panels.

Medical Staff Leadership Training

Funded by the Physicians Foundation, and offered in March by IMQ and PACE, this interactive skill-building course gives physicians practical knowledge and skills needed to successfully lead their medical staffs.

Corrections & Detentions Survey Program

Accredits medical programs in juvenile halls and jails. Also conducts Title 15 surveys and pre-surveys.

CME Certification Program

Assists physicians in providing documentation of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and tracking their CME credits for the Medical Board requirement of 50 hours every 2 years.

CME Program

Interested in a program or becoming a surveyor? Want more information about any program? Contact: (415) 882-5151


Accredits hospitals and organization in California to offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for continuing medical educational activities. Conducts workshops and seminars for CME providers.

Ethics Program

Addresses the legal and ethical dimensions of medical practice in California and introduces participants to many resources. Attendees referred by the Medical Board, medical staff, or attorneys.

On-line CME

Offers a wide range of CME courses available 24/7 on demand.

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