This rating puts AACAP in the highest level of ACCME-accredited medical education providers.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Rob Grant, Communications Director
202.966.7300, Ext. 119
rgrant@aacap.org

Caitlyn Camacho, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
202.966.7300, Ext. 154
ccamacho@aacap.org

Washington, D.C., April 29, 2013 - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) announces that it has achieved the status of Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

The Accreditation with Commendation designation is the highest level of accreditation recognized by the ACCME and results in an extended six year term of accreditation. Approximately 20 percent of providers achieve this status.

The ACCME's decision confirms AACAP's compliance with all 22 of the ACCME's criteria which include the Standards for Commercial Support. Each year, AACAP delivers 30 CME activities including live events, materials and Journal CME reaching an average of 10,000 physicians.

To learn more about AACAP's educational offerings, visit the CME and Meetings section of the website.

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Representing over 8,500 child and adolescent psychiatrists nationwide, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is the leading authority on children's mental health.

AACAP Members actively research, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders affecting children, adolescents and their families. For more information please visit www.aacap.org.