LCME Accreditation - Heersink School of Medicine News

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Will Brooks, Ph.D., has been named assistant dean for Preclinical Education in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, a new position created to support the delivery of active and engaging instruction in the preclinical modules.

In part 2 of our LCME series, Self-Study Task Force co-chairs Irfan Asif, M.D., and Lanita Carter, Ph.D., share what we learned about ourselves as a school during preparations for the 2022 visit, happening next week, April 11-13.

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Re-accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education is a way the UAB Heersink School of Medicine holds itself and its education programs accountable to established national standards. Read about how the re-accreditation process guided changes to programs, facilities and leadership in the past, as well as updates that are underway.
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Craig Hoesley, M.D., senior associate dean for Medical Education, shares the tremendous work that has been completed over the past two years in preparation for our LCME virtual site visit, happening April 11-13. 

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MS3 Anthony Wilson talks with Dr. Craig Hoesley and Dr. Elizabeth Rahn about continuous quality improvement in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine. CQI is an intentional process supporting educational program improvement, which includes analyzing data sources like the ISA and GQ surveys to determine opportunities for growth.
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In this last deep dive episode of our Road to Accreditation series, hear from Elise Lovell, M.D., and Julie Story Byerley, M.D., MPH, leaders on the Coalition for Physician Accountability’s Undergraduate Medical Education-Graduate Medical Education Review Committee (UGRC) on ways to improve the transition from medical school into residency.

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All month in September, the Road to Accreditation video series has focused on diving deeper into the changing landscape in medical education and how the School of Medicine is responding to it in order to successfully prepare students for residency and their careers.
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In this episode of our monthly Road to Accreditation series, Todd Peterson, M.D., assistant dean for Students, talks with Craig Hoesley, M.D., senior associate dean for Medical Education; and James Willig, M.D., MSPH, assistant dean for Clinical Education, on how recent changes to the USMLE affect how our students are assessed in their medical school career and as they apply to residencies.
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MS3 Ryan Wong talks with Christina Grabowski, Ph.D., associate dean for Admissions & Enrollment Management, on how the Admissions Committee uses holistic review to evaluate our medical school applicants.
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In the latest episode in our ongoing series, MS4 Kyle Paul talks with La Shaundria Thomas, program manager for Student Financial Services, about the services the office provides for students throughout their four years of medical school.
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