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Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2021-22March 2020
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2020-21March 2019
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2019-20March 2018
Guidelines & ProceduresRules of ProcedureThis document is not specific to an academic year.January 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresGuidelines for the Planning and Conduct of Accreditation Survey VisitsThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2020-21July 2019
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2020-21July 2019
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2019-20March 2018
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2019-20August 2018
GuideGuide to the Survey Process for Provisional Accreditation2021-22April 2020
GuideGuide to the Survey Process for Provisional Accreditation2020-21September 2019
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2020-21April 2020
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Preliminary Accreditation2020-21May 2019
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Full Accreditation2019-20September 2018
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Review Process for Provisional Accreditation2019-20September 2018
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Preliminary Accreditation2019-20September 2018
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2021-22May 2020
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2021-22April 2020
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2021-22May 2020
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2020-21November 2019
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2020-21August 2019
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2020-21August 2019
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2019-20March 2018
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI Review for Provisional Accreditation2019-20August 2018
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2019-20September 2018
Exit Report TemplateExit Report Template for Full, Provisional, and Preliminary Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Exit Report TemplateExit Report Template for Limited Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Full Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Limited Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Full Accreditation Surveys2019-20July 2019
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Limited Accreditation Surveys2019-20July 2019
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2019-20July 2019
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Limited Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Full Survey Visit Reports2020-21May 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Provisional Survey Visit Reports2020-21June 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Preliminary Survey Visit Reports2020-21May 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Full Survey Visit Reports2019-20September 2019
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Provisional Survey Visit Reports2019-20July 2019
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Preliminary Survey Visit Reports2019-20June 2019
Survey Team Findings TemplateSurvey Team Findings Template for Full, Provisional, and Preliminary Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Survey Team Findings TemplateSurvey Team Findings Template for Limited Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Review Team Findings TemplateReview Team Findings Template for Provisional Review2019-20October 2019
Survey Team Writing AssignmentsSurvey Team Writing Assignments Template for a Full SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Survey Team Writing AssignmentsSurvey Team Writing Assignments Template for a Provisional SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Visit Schedule TemplateVisit Schedule Template for a Full SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Visit Schedule TemplateVisit Schedule Template for a Provisional SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Visit Schedule TemplateVisit Schedule Template for a Preliminary SurveyThis online form 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 & New or Expanded Regional Campus Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.July 2018
FormsClass Size Increase Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.July 2018
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.July 2018
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

Standards

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2021-22March 2020
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2020-21March 2019
StandardsFunctions and Structure of a Medical School - (contains the LCME Standards)2019-20March 2018

Guidelines & Procedures

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
Guidelines & ProceduresRules of ProcedureThis document is not specific to an academic year.January 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresGuidelines for the Planning and Conduct of LCME Accreditation Survey VisitsThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2020
GuideGuide to the Survey Process for Provisional Accreditation2021-22April 2020
GuideGuide to the Survey Process for Provisional Accreditation2020-21September 2019
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2020-21July 2019
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2020-21July 2019
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Full Accreditation2019-20March 2018
Guidelines & ProceduresThe Role of Students in the Accreditation of U.S. Medical Education Programs for Provisional Accreditation2019-20August 2018
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Review Process for Provisional Accreditation2019-20September 2018
 

Self-Study Guide

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2021-22April 2020
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Development of the Institutional Self-study Summary Report for Full Accreditation2020-21April 2020
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Preliminary Accreditation2020-21May 2019
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Full Accreditation2019-20September 2018
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Review Process for Provisional Accreditation2019-20September 2018
Self-Study GuideGuide to the Institutional Self-study for Preliminary Accreditation2019-20September 2018

Data Collection Instrument (DCI)

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2021-22May 2020
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2021-22April 2020
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2021-22May 2020
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2020-21November 2019
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2020-21August 2019
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2020-21August 2019
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Full Accreditation Surveys2019-20March 2018
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI Review for Provisional Accreditation2019-20August 2018
Data Collection Instrument (DCI)DCI for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2019-20September 2018

Survey Team Documents

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
Exit Report TemplateExit Report Template for Full, Provisional, and Preliminary Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Exit Report TemplateExit Report Template for Limited Accreditation SurveysThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Full Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Limited Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Provisional Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2020-21June 2020
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Full Accreditation Surveys 2019-20July 2019
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Limited Accreditation Surveys2019-20July 2019
Survey Report and Team Findings GuideSurvey Report and Team Findings Guide for Preliminary Accreditation Surveys2019-20July 2019
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Limited Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Full Survey Visit Reports2020-21May 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Provisional Survey Visit Reports2020-21June 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Preliminary Survey Visit Reports2020-21May 2020
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Full Survey Visit Reports2019-20September 2019
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Provisional Survey Visit Reports2019-20July 2019
Survey Report TemplateSurvey Report Template for Preliminary Survey Visit Reports2019-20June 2019
Survey Team Findings TemplateSurvey Team Findings Template for Full, Provisional, and Preliminary Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Survey Team Findings TemplateSurvey Team Findings Template for Limited Survey Visit ReportsThis document is not specific to an academic year.May 2020
Review Team Findings TemplateReview Team Findings Template for Provisional Review2019-20October 2019
Survey Team Writing AssignmentsSurvey Team Writing Assignments Template for a Full SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Survey Team Writing AssignmentsSurvey Team Writing Assignments Template for a Provisional SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Visit Schedule TemplateVisit Schedule Template for a Full SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Visit Schedule TemplateVisit Schedule Template for a Preliminary SurveyThis online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020
Visit Schedule TemplateVisit Schedule Template for a Provisional Survey This online form is not specific to an academic year.June 2020

Forms

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
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.July 2018
FormsClass Size Increase & New or Expanded Regional Campus Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.July 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.July 2018
FormsNew Parallel Curriculum (Track) Notification FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2018
FormsConsent FormThis document is not specific to an academic year.April 2018
FormsSurvey Personnel Designation FormThis online form is not specific to an academic year.Click here to access online form.

White Papers

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (click to download)
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 PapersAAMC Uniform Clinical Training Affiliation Agreement (LCME approved)This document is not specific to an academic year.June 2014

Read more about this project.
White PapersPrinciples for Parallel Curricula (“Tracks”)This document is not specific to an academic year.October 2012

Articles

Document TypeDocumentEffective Academic YearPublication Date (Click to Download)
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

October, 2017 – Order Hard Copy

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