University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: The Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $828,900
An estimated start date of 1/1/2019 through 12/31/2025
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, October 1, 2018
The University awarded a contract for accreditation fees to ACGME.
Accreditation fees for resident and fellow graduate programs at the College of Medicine Peoria.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for membership in professional, academic, research, or athletic organizations on behalf of a public institution of higher education, an employee of a public institution of higher education, or a student at a public institution of higher education. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(1)) The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is the only body in the United States that can accredit residency programs. ACGME is responsible for accrediting graduate medical training programs (residencies and fellowships). ACGME oversees the post-graduate education and training for all physicians in the United States. Medical accreditation is an annual requirement for the College. Accreditation offers assurance that a given residency program meets and accepted set of standards. Accreditation is required for the ongoing viability of the medical residency program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.