Becoming an FETP Accreditation Reviewer

FETP accreditation reviewers are voluntary positions. New volunteers are selected based on matching program applications with volunteers' language and other relevant skills.

TEPHINET volunteer reviewers evaluate FETP accreditation applications, examine evidence provided by the programs, conduct site visits as part of an accreditation review team, prepare reports, and make recommendations to the Global Accrediting Body regarding an institution's accreditation status.

Benefits of serving as a volunteer FETP Accreditation Reviewer:

  • Serving at the forefront of accreditation and ensuring increased global health systems capacity, higher quality and integrity of competency-based epidemiology training and delivery of essential public health services
  • Learning "best practices" from peer institutions
  • Professional development
  • Gaining the experience of being an accreditation reviewer, which is valuable for you and your institution
  • Working closely with and getting to know other applied epidemiology practitioners, TEPHINET programs, and staff around the globe

Basic requirements to become an Accreditation Reviewer:

  • Has 10+ years of field epidemiology and public health experience
  • Is an FETP graduate
  • Has no conflict of interest with the FETP they’re reviewing
  • Is willing to complete reviewer trainings and refresher courses
  • Has excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Is available to complete the document reviews and site visit

If you're interested in becoming an accreditation reviewer, please contact Brendan Crosby at