Become a CPEP Accredited Program

April 2, 2020

Are you seeking accreditation (approval) for a postgraduate fellowship training program in medical and public health laboratory microbiology or medical laboratory immunology? Your institution must meet these requirements:
  • Have complete clinical laboratories or reference laboratories that perform clinical and/or public health microbiology or immunology procedures.
  • Be accredited, certified or licensed as required by law.
  • Adhere to non-discriminatory practices, with regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, sexual preference, national origin or disability, in admission and treatment of students, postdoctoral students and staff.
  • Adhere to the ASM Code of Ethics.
  • Meet the requirements in the design and conduct of CPEP-accredited medical and public health laboratory microbiology or medical laboratory immunology programs.
To apply for CPEP accreditation, contact for the necessary forms and requirements. The application review and accreditation process can take up to 12 months, including a site visit.
Clinical and Public Health Microbiology Committee
American Society for Microbiology 
1752 N Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036