Posts by Elizabeth Westin

The LCME Honors the 2021 Distinguished Service Award Recipient Barbara A. Schindler, MD

The LCME is pleased to announce that Barbara A. Schindler, MD has received the 2021 LCME Distinguished Service Award. The award was established in 2012 to express the profound gratitude of the LCME for the tireless service and dedication contributed by the often unsung individuals whose efforts make the LCME peer review process possible and who have had a direct impact on the excellence of medical education in the United States. Dr. Schindler was a member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) from 2014 to 2020 She continues to serve on accreditation survey teams and has led and
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New LCME Chair-elect and Members for the 2021-22 Academic Year

Toni Ganzel, MD, MBA, Dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine concluded her term as LCME Chair in June 2021. Robert D. Simari, MD, Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas Medical Center will serve as LCME Chair effective July 2021. Jerry R. Youkey, MD, Founding Dean Emeritus at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, was appointed Chair-elect of the LCME effective July 2021. The LCME welcomes the following new members who will succeed retiring members whose terms concluded in June 2021: Raymond H. Curry, MD Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs University of Illinois
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The LCME Honors the 2020 Distinguished Service Award Recipient Stephen Ray Mitchell, MD, MBA FAAP, MACP, FRCP

The LCME is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell, MD, MBA FAAP, MACP, FRCP has received the 2020 LCME Distinguished Service Award. The award was established in 2012 to express the profound gratitude of the LCME for the tireless service and dedication contributed by the often unsung individuals whose efforts make the LCME peer review process possible and who have had a direct impact on the excellence of medical education in the United States and Canada. Dr. Mitchell was a member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), and served as LCME Chair. He continues to serve
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New LCME Chair-elect and Members for the 2020-21 Academic Year

David R. Lambert, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry concluded his term as LCME Chair in June 2020. Toni Ganzel, MD, MBA, Dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine will serve as LCME Chair effective July 2020. Robert D. Simari, MD, Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, was appointed Chair-elect of the LCME effective July 2020. The LCME welcomes the following new members who will succeed retiring members whose terms concluded in June 2020: Eloho E. Akpovi 4th Year Medical Student The Warren
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The LCME Honors the 2019 Distinguished Service Award Recipient Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD

Dr. Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD will accept the 2019 LCME Distinguished Service Award at the LCME Service Recognition Reception and Award Ceremony on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. The award was established in 2012 to express the profound gratitude of the LCME for the tireless service and dedication contributed by the often unsung individuals whose efforts make the LCME peer review process possible and who have had a direct impact on the excellence of medical education in the United States and Canada today. Dr. Koeppen was a member of
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