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LCME Events at Learn Serve Lead 2022: The AAMC Annual Meeting

November 12, 2022 - November 14, 2022

Saturday, November 12, 2022 – Monday, November 14, 2022
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Private LCME Consultations

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Secretariat staff is available by appointment to meet with representatives from schools who seek guidance on issues unique to their school. These in-person meetings range from 30 to 60 minutes depending on the complexity of the discussion.

To schedule a private consultation, please complete the LCME Consultation Request form.

Saturday, November 12, 2022
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

LCME Service Recognition Reception and Award Ceremony

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) will host the Service Recognition Reception and Award Ceremony to honor the LCME volunteer community; survey team members, secretaries, anc chairs; and members of the LCME whose significant and continued efforts make the work of the LCME possible.

Attendance is by invitation only.

To read more about the 2020 and 2021 LCME Distinguished Service Award Recipients, click here.

Sunday, November 13, 2022
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

The Evolving Roles of Medical School Deans: Structural and Functional Accreditation Challenges

Over the past 15 years, the number of LCME-accredited medical education programs in the US has increased by 20%. The organizational and governance structures of the medical schools that administer these programs, like those of their more well-established peers, reflect the profound changes in the academic health care environment over this period and the corresponding changes in the relationships among the medical school, its sponsoring organizations, and its clinical affiliates. Competition in health care services has driven health system consolidation and the retreat of universities from the financial risks of medical care delivery and training. These changes, in turn, have led to the re-definition and re- calibration of the roles, responsibilities, and authority of the dean in the traditional academic medicine mission domains of education, research, clinical care, and community engagement. This session will:1) summarize national data on the roles and authority of medical school deans with reference to their relationships with sponsoring organizations, including universities and health systems, and with non-sponsoring clinical affiliates required for medical student training; 2) categorize differences in the roles and authority of US medical school deans across mission areas; and 3) link these differences to challenges and approaches to addressing challenges related to specific LCME accreditation standards and elements.

Session Speakers

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH
President and Dean, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Geisinger

Selwyn Vickers, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Former Senior Vice President and Dean, University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Veronica M. Catanese, MD, MBA
LCME Co-Secretary and Senior Director, Accreditation Services, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Barbara Barzansky, PhD, MHPE
LCME Co-Secretary and Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, American Medical Association (AMA)


November 12, 2022
November 14, 2022
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Nashville, TN


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