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The Australian Medical Council acknowledges the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the original Australians and the Māori People as the tangata whenua (Indigenous) Peoples of Aotearoa (New Zealand). We recognise them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.

We pay our respects to them and to their Elders, both past, present and emerging, and we recognise their enduring connection to the lands we live and work on, and honour their ongoing connection to those lands, its waters and sky.

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This AMC Guidance Matrix accompanies the 2023 Standards for Assessment and Accreditation of Primary Medical Program (medical school standards). Below you will find links to the Guidance Matrix for each standard. You can also download a PDF version of the matrix.

The aim of the Guidance Matrix is to share AMC accreditation expectations and current practice related to the standards with medical schools, AMC assessment teams and reviewers, and other key stakeholders.

Before beginning, please read the user guide. This guide provides key details that will assist you in your interpretation of the Guidance Matrix.

The Guidance Matrix is a living document that the AMC will regularly update. Your suggestions, particularly around additional examples and resources are encouraged. Get in touch to provide feedback and identify examples and resources by filling in the feedback form.

The AMC Guidance Matrix