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Medical Societies / VWOs


  1. The applicant must be registered with the Registry of Societies.  If the applicant is a VWO, it must be a not-for-profit organisation; and
  2. If  it is a medical society, at least 30% of the members (full membership) are registered medical practitioners; and at least 50% (inclusive of the 30% who are registered medical practitioners) of the members are medical or healthcare professionals; and
  3. The applicant must produce plans to organise at least 4 CME activities a year.  The activities should serve to maintain, develop or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance of a doctor.
  4. If the activities are planned on an ad-hoc basis (e.g. 1 or 2 times per year), applicants are advised to look for co-organisers, which are SMC-accredited providers, to apply for CME accreditation on their behalf.
  5. The medical society should not be set up by or associated with pharmaceutical / commercial companies.