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2024 Connecting with the Secretariat Dates Announced!

Join the LCME Secretariat for interactive discussions about preparing for survey visits, reviews of LCME elements, approaches to meet LCME expectations, and much more. Deans and staff are encouraged to attend these monthly sessions. 

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Change in F&S Glossary

Based on approved revisions from the LCME meeting in October 2023, the glossary language for National Norms of Accomplishment has been updated in the 2023-24 Functions and Structure of a Medical School publication.

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LCME Response to U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce

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