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Mission and Guiding Principles

CPME Mission

The mission of the Council is to promote the quality of graduate education, postgraduate education, certification, and continuing education. By confirming these programs meet established standards and requirements, the Council serves to protect the public, podiatric medical students, and doctors of podiatric medicine.

Guiding Principles

The success of CPME is based on the following guiding principles. A commitment to:

  • the CPME mission,
  • the engagement in continuous quality improvement and learning,
  • the contribution of CPME to the profession, and
  • the cultivation and support of an environment that demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion within its member institutions, board and staff, representatives, and all who are served by these groups.

CPME welcomes, embraces, and respects diversity of people, identities, abilities, and cultures.