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Standards, Publications, & Notification Forms

Documents below are organized by type: Standards, Guidelines & Procedures, Guide, Self-Study Guide, DCI, Survey Team Documents, Forms, White Papers, and Articles.

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Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2023-24March 2022
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2022-23October 2021
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2021-22March 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresRules of ProcedureThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2022
Guidelines & ProceduresGuidelines for the Planning and Conduct of Accreditation Survey VisitsThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2022
Guidelines & ProceduresChecklist of Requirements for Completing the Independent Student Analysis (ISA) for Full Accreditation2023-24May 2022
Guidelines & ProceduresChecklist of Requirements for Completing the Independent Student Analysis (ISA) for Provisional Accreditation2023-24May 2022
Guidelines & ProceduresChecklist of Requirements for Completing the Independent Student Analysis (ISA) for Full Accreditation2022-23May 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresChecklist of Requirements for Completing the Independent Student Analysis (ISA) for Provisional Accreditation2022-23May 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresChecklist of Requirements for Completing the Independent Student Analysis (ISA) for Full Accreditation2021-22January 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresChecklist of Requirements for Completing the Independent Student Analysis (ISA) for Provisional Accreditation2021-22January 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2023-24May 2022
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2023-24May 2022
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2022-23May 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2022-23May 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2021-22January 2021
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2021-22January 2021
GuideGuide to the Survey Process for Provisional Accreditation2022-23April 2021
GuideGuide to the Survey Process for Provisional Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2023-24April 2022
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Preliminary Accreditation2023-24April 2022
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2022-23April 2021
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Preliminary Accreditation2022-23April 2021
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2021-22January 2021
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2023-24April 2022
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2022-23October 2021
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2022-23October 2021
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2022-23October 2021
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2021-22January 2021
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2021-22January 2021
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2021-22May 2020
Survey Team DocumentsExit Report Template for Full, Provisional, and Preliminary Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2021
Survey Team DocumentsExit Report Template for Limited Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.July 2021
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Full, Provisional, Preliminary, and Limited Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2022
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report Template for Limited Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.July 2021
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report Template for Full Survey Visit Reports2022-23June 2022
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report Template for Preliminary Survey Visit Reports2022-23June 2022
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report Template for Full Survey Visit Reports2021-22December 2021
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report Template for Provisional Survey Visit Reports2021-22July 2021
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Report Template for Preliminary Survey Visit Reports2021-22July 2021
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Team Findings Template for Full, Provisional, and Preliminary Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2022
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Team Findings Template for Limited Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.July 2021
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Team Writing Assignments Template for a Full SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Survey Team DocumentsSurvey Team Writing Assignments Template for a Provisional SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Survey Team DocumentsVisit Schedule Template for a Full SurveyThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2022
Survey Team DocumentsVisit Schedule Template for a Provisional SurveyThis document is not specific to an academic year.October 2021
Survey Team DocumentsVisit Schedule Template for a Preliminary SurveyThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
FormsSurvey Personnel Designation FormThis online form is not specific to an academic year.Click here to access online form.
FormsChange in Ownership or Governance Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2018
FormsClass Size Increase Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2022
FormsConsent FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2018
FormsMajor Curricular Modification Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2018
FormsNew or Expanded Regional Campus Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2022
FormsNew Parallel Curriculum (Track) Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2018
White PapersAAMC Uniform Clinical Training Affiliation Agreement (LCME approved)This document is not specific to an academic year.June 2014

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White PapersAccreditation Issues Related to Spatial and Temporal Distance LearningThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2015
White PapersImplementing a System for Monitoring Performance in LCME Accreditation StandardsThis document is not specific to an academic year.October 2016
White PapersLCME Consensus Statement Related to Satisfaction with Element 3.3, Diversity/Pipeline Programs and PartnershipsThis document is not specific to an academic year.March 2015
White PapersLCME Consensus Statement on Satisfactory Performance in Element 10.2: Acceptance from the Waitlist/Alternate ListThis document is not specific to an academic year.October 2016
White PapersLCME Principles for Education to Develop Interprofessional Collaborative Skills (Element 7.9)This document is not specific to an academic year.June 2018
White PapersPrinciples for LCME-Accredited Medical Schools Sharing Faculty at an Instructional SiteThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2014
White PapersPrinciples for Parallel CurriculaThis document is not specific to an academic year.October 2012
ArticlesAcademic Quality and Public Accountability in Medical Education: The 75-Year History of the LCMEThis document is not specific to an academic year.October 2017

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ArticlesThe Variables That Lead to Severe Action Decisions by the LCMEThis document is not specific to an academic year.January 2016