Eligibility – Pediatric Global Health Fellowship Accreditation

Programs eligible for APA Accreditation in Pediatric Global Health include programs dedicated to the scholarly training of global child health fellows (not purely clinical training programs), affiliated with an ACGME-accredited training program, and include global health training of at least 1 year total duration.

Documents to submit for accreditation application:

Documents for programs applying for accreditation include:
Program Requirements
Core Curriculum Requirements
Accreditation Policies and Procedures
Application Form: Global Health Fellowship Accreditation Program Application Form, to be completed by the program with guidance from the documents listed above.


APA-accreditation expires after 10 years. Two years prior to the end of your institution’s accreditation, cycle, your institution must submit reaccreditation materials. The reaccreditation process mirrors the initial accreditation process (see accreditation process).
Reaccreditation forms must be submitted between July 1 and September 1 of the year prior to your accreditation cycle’s expiration date.

Fee Schedule

Initial Application Fee: $3,000
Annual Registration Fee: $2,500
Consultation Visit: $3,000 + expenses

Dates for Submission and Review

July 1: Applications accepted for next accreditation cycle
September 1: Final date for submission of applications to be considered for next accreditation cycle
January 1: Beginning of annual site visit period
June 30: Accreditations take effect for the current cycle