The Ultrasound Accreditation Program involves the acquisition of clinical images, submission of relevant physician reports corresponding to clinical images submitted, and quality control documentation.
At this time, ACR is not accepting new applications from international facilities due to ever-changing regulatory requirements associated with the transfer, use and protection of personal information. We welcome you to use our resources to manage your quality assurance programs. Please continue to monitor our website for future changes to our international accreditation offerings.
New and Improved Accreditation System.
To our ACR Accredited Facilities,
We recognize that there will be uncertainty of patient volumes, limited resources, limitations on physics support etc. that may affect the ability to meet accreditation deadlines and we will provide as much flexibility on accreditation processes as possible. Thank you for all of your hard work and providing the safest care possible to your patients.
Annual Medical Physicist Equipment Surveys for Accreditation:
In response to increasing limitations and restrictions of physicist access to imaging facilities due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the ACR will extend the annual medical physicist equipment survey accreditation requirement to a 16-month window from date of last equipment evaluation. Facilities needing a longer extension and those who are unable to obtain physics testing or acceptance testing on new units are asked to contact the ACR for further guidance.
Please visit the ACR COVID-19 Radiology-Specific Resources page.
Complete Accreditation Information for Ultrasound
Links to specific documents are listed below.
Complete Program Requirements and Testing Instructions »
Note: It is important to review the Exam Requirements before submitting for accreditation.
Forms and Documents
General and Administrative
QC and Testing
- Ultrasound Accreditation: Updates and Lessons Learned