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 following CPME Bylaws change was adopted at the Council’s May 2020 meeting:
Changes to the Eligibility Criteria for Council members: Changed the requirement of having served on at least three CPME on-site evaluation teams to a college of podiatric medicine, residency programs, fellowship programs, or continuing education providers to having served on at least one CPME on‑site evaluation team to a college of podiatric medicine or three CPME on-site evaluation teams to residency programs, fellowship programs, or continuing education providers.