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LCME Events at Learn Serve Lead 2017: The AAMC Annual Meeting

November 3, 2017 - November 6, 2017


Saturday, November 4, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM 
LCME Service Recognition Reception and Award Ceremony

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

Attendance was by invitation only.

To read more about the 2017 LCME Distinguished Service Award Recipient, click here.

Sunday, November 5, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Beyond Checking the Boxes: Accreditation as a Driver of Innovation in Academic Medicine 

Presentation Slides: November 5, 2017 Beyond Checking the Boxes: Accreditation as a Driver of Innovation in Academic Medicine

LCME Accreditation is a process of self- and peer-assessment whose purpose is continual improvement in medical education program quality and assurance of that quality to the public and all other constituents the program serves. Meeting accreditation standards is an endpoint; how an institution meets those standards is distinctive, non-formulaic, and supportive of creativity. In this session, medical schools will present specific examples of how the accreditation process provided the stimulus for needed change and supported the disruptive innovation that accomplished and sustained that change.

Session Speakers:
George Mejicano, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Education, Oregon Health & Science University
Susan M. Perlis, EdD, Associate Dean for Medical Education, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Charles P. Vega, MD, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

LCME Private Consultations
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Secretariat was available by appointment to meet with representatives from schools that seek guidance on issues unique to their schools. These in-person meetings ranged from 30 -60 minutes per school, depending on the complexity of the discussion.


November 3, 2017
November 6, 2017
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