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Self-study task force

The self-study task force promotes excellence in the LCME self-study process by providing oversight of the process and coordination for the self-study subcommittees. The steering committee reviews subcommittee updates and reports and provides guidance in the collection and analysis of data and the development of recommendations for the medical education program. The membership consists of the chairs of each of the five self-study subcommittees, the education QI director, institutional and board members as well as medical students. 

Self-study subcommittees

The 2018 SOM LCME self-study is being conducted by five subcommittees and guided by the faculty accreditation lead (FAL), Dr. Loretta Jackson-Williams, Vice Dean, and the self-study task force. Click on the committee name for a list of the members. 

  • Institutional Setting Subcommittee
    The subcommittee is responsible for reviewing information related to the institution’s governance, policies, organization, mission and infrastructure. The subcommittee will collect and analyze data for three of the 12 LCME standards: Standard 1: Mission, Planning, Organization, and Integrity; Standard 2: Leadership and Administration; and Standard 5: Educational Resources and Infrastructure.
  • Educational Program Subcommittee
    The subcommittee is responsible for reviewing information related to the curriculum for the MD program, its management, evaluation and enhancement. The subcommittee will collect and analyze data for three of the 12 LCME standards along with 1 element of a fourth standard: Standard 6: Competencies, Curricular Objectives, and Curricular Design; Standard 7: Curricular Content; Standard 8: Curriculum Management, Evaluation, and Enhancement; and Element 5.2 Dean’s Authority for Curriculum Management.
  • Medical Students Subcommittee
    The subcommittee is responsible for reviewing information related to medical students, their admission, matriculation and services received. The subcommittee will collect and analyze data for three of the 12 LCME standards: Standard 10: Medical Student Selection, Assignment, and Progress; Standard 11: Medical Student Academic Support, Career Advising, and Educational Records; and Standard 12: Medical Student Health Services, Personal Counseling, and Financial Aid Services.
  • Faculty Subcommittee
    The subcommittee is responsible for reviewing information related to faculty preparation, appointment, productivity, evaluation, professional development and responsibilities for educational program policies. The subcommittee will collect and analyze data for Standard 4: Faculty Preparation, Productivity, Participation, and Policies.
  • Academic and Learning Environment
    The subcommittee is responsible for reviewing information related to the academic and learning environment; the teaching, supervision and assessment of students; and student and patient safety. The subcommittee will collect and analyze data for two of the 12 LCME standards: Standard 3: Academic and Learning Environments and Standard 9: Teaching, Supervision, Assessment, and Student and Patient Safety.