Committees for the LCME Process
The Accreditation Steering Committee will oversee the entire LCME review process, from arranging the Self Study in 2013 through the LCME site visit in October of 2014. The committee will make operational and policy decisions about preparation for LCME review.
The five LCME Subcommittees and their LCME Working Groups will answer the questions for their respective sections of the LCME self-study and will write the subcommittee reports to submit to the Executive Committee.
The Executive Task Force Committee will oversee the self-study to ensure the process is inclusive, thoughtful, transparent, and achieves the goal of fostering institutional and program growth. The Executive Task Force Committee will review all subcommittee documents and oversee the writing of the Institution Self-Study Summary Report and the Executive Summary which will then be submitted to the LCME on July 1 of 2014. Of great importance, the group is tasked with recommending changes to assure the SOM meets all LCME standards. Led by Dr. Barnett Nathan,has broad representation --consisting of the subcommittee co-chairs, specialists from across Grounds and the medical center, alumni, community members, and students.
The LCME Coordinators have organized the LCME Database information for the subcommittees and working groups to use in answering their specific self-study questions. They will liaise with subcommittee and working group chairs to collect and distribute information.