Provider Criteria

Each year, the US GSK Center for Medical Education uses a rigorous application and evaluation process to identify a limited number of educational providers who can apply for grants.


The providers selected are those who most rigorously and competitively meet our eligibility and performance criteria:


(1)  Academic medical center, hospital or healthcare delivery system, or professional medical association that represents healthcare professionals who deliver patient care;



(2)  Have a centralized IME/CME/CPD department, be directly accredited by ACCME, and currently have Accreditation with Commendation status from ACCME, which includes (among other requirements)

(A)  Demonstrated ability to act as a strategic partner in quality improvement initiatives within their institution, health system, or community through collaborative alliances1



(3)  Demonstrated ability to design and deliver educational initiatives that objectively measure improvements/changes in healthcare professional performance (Level 52) and/or patient health (Level 62) and a history of collaborative efforts among multiple stakeholders.


Please review our Educational Provider Application for more details about how new educational providers can submit to be considered as 1 of the eligible organizations who can apply for grants.


Please review our Evaluation of Current Providers for more details about how our currently eligible educational providers are evaluated.



1ACCME at Work. 2011. Available at

2Moore DE, et al. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2009;29:1-15.