The contents of this document include the bylaws and the operating rules and procedures of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). This document is provided to all Council and committee members, and members of the community of interest, upon request, for the purpose of guiding and directing the conduct of affairs and activities of the Council and its related committees. This document complements other CPME publications that identify specific procedures, standards, requirements, and criteria used in the conduct of the accreditation, approval, and recognition processes. All members of the Council and its committees, and staff are expected to be knowledgeable of the bylaws and rules and procedures identified in this document.
The Council updated the CPME 900, Bylaws at the April 2023 meeting. The CPME 900, Bylaws were revised and adopted to modify the composition of the Residency Review Committee, update pronouns used within the bylaws, and remove a reference to political entities within the conflicts of interest rules.