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Davis Partnership Architects are now an EDAC Advocate firm?


Become EDAC Certified

EDAC stands for "evidence-based design accreditation and certification". EDAC-certified individuals are a global community of forward-thinking professionals helping achieve EDAC’s vision of a world where all healthcare environments are created using an evidence-based design process. Learn more about evidence-based design and become EDAC-certified!

What Is Evidence-based Design?

Evidence-based design (EBD) is the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes. The Center for Health Design created the evidence-based design accreditation and certification, EDAC, program to establish a definition and process for incorporating EBD into design. Today, EDAC is an internationally recognized program that awards certification to individuals who demonstrate an understanding of the application of EBD in the design, construction, renovation, expansion, and replacement of healthcare facilities.


Healthcare planners, architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, as well as anyone in the management team of a healthcare organization that has direct responsibility for planning and designing buildings. There are no prerequisites for sitting for the examination. And now, you can practice with the EDAC Sample Exam.



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News & Updates
Preview the New EDAC Exam Prep Videos at Upcoming EDAC Exam Summer Study Session
July 24, 2014

Get prepared for the EDAC Exam with a Summer Study Session featuring the new EDAC Exam Prep Videos, followed by a live Q&A session with EDAC experts. The videos correspond to the three EDAC Study Guides, highlighting how to apply an evidence-based process to the design and development of healthcare settings, including measuring and reporting results. The study session will wrap up with attendees having the chance to get questions answered....