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Liaison Committee on Medical Education—student representative

Student members of the LCME have voting privileges


The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the joint Committee of the AMA and the Association of American Medical Colleges that serves as the nationally recognized accrediting agency for U.S. allopathic medical schools.

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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 begin their official year of service on July 1, but also will be expected to attend the June LCME meeting as an orientation.

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  • The applicant must be a 4th-year medical student during the academic year serving. If an MD/PhD student, they must have completed the clerkship year.
  • The applicant should be in good academic standing and be 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 student should show evidence of interest in medical education, such as curriculum committee membership and/or participation in accreditation or other quality assurance activities at the school.
  • A letter of support from the dean or dean’s-designate is required.

One year, commencing in July.

Application deadline: Sept. 23, 2024 at 1:59 a.m. Central. 

Download the position description as a PDF.

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