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LCME Student Member Nominations (Academic Year 2022-23)

Overview

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is accepting nominations for one American Medical Association (AMA) and one Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)-appointed student member for academic year 2022-23. Deans of LCME-accredited medical education programs can nominate a student for one of the open positions by following nomination requirements and instructions outlined below. Please select only one of these positions, based on your assessment of the nominee’s fit with the respective requirements.

Student members of the LCME participate fully in LCME activities, including serving on one survey team during the year, and have full voting privileges. The selected students will begin their official term of service on July 1, 2022. Selected students are invited to attend the June 2022 LCME meeting in Chicago, IL* as an orientation. All expenses for student member participation in LCME activities are covered by the LCME. [*Of course if it is safe to do so; may be a virtual meeting.]

The following are the meeting dates for the 2022-23 academic year:

October 11-13, 2022
February 14-16, 2023
June 13-15, 2023

General Requirements for Both the AMA and AAMC Student Members

  • The nominee must have a letter of support from the dean. Applications without a signed letter from the dean will not be considered.
  • The nominee must have completed the clerkship year.
  • The nominee should be in good academic standing and able to commit sufficient time to LCME duties, including attending three LCME meetings during the year, participating in one survey visit, and serving as a reviewer of reports from survey teams and schools.
  • The nominee shows evidence of interest in medical education, such as curriculum committee membership and/or participation in accreditation or other quality assurance activities at the school.

Student member nominations for either position must be received by December 13, 2021. Submit nomination materials according to the process for each organization described below.

AMA Student Member

Nominees for the AMA student member position must be a member of the AMA. A nomination form for the student to complete and submit is available on the AMA website: https://www.ama-assn.org/about/medical-student-section-mss-national-leadership-positions.

AAMC Student Member

Nominees for the AAMC student member position must complete the online form: LCME AAMC-Appointed Student Member Nomination Form (2022-23 Academic Year).