Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Inc. (SCNM) is seeking pre-accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). 

In accordance with the ACME standards and policies, and the US Department of Education’s requirements for accrediting agencies, SCNM is seeking written third-party comment concerning the qualifications for pre-accreditation by ACME. Our midwifery program will be reviewed for pre-accreditation at the July 2018 ACME Board of Review (BOR) meeting. Upon request, comments will be considered confidential.

Your comments will be included with the materials for review by the Board of Review. In all instances, your comments must directly relate to the pre-accreditation of a program and the ACME Criteria for Programmatic Reaccreditation. This document may be found at under ACME Documents. Please cite the particular criterion of concern in your comments.

All written comments should be sent to the attention of Heather L. Maurer, ACME executive director,, or mailed to ACME, 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910.