The Medical Student Education Committee (MSEC) is the curriculum committee of the Quillen College of Medicine, with full responsibility to oversee the undergraduate medical education program as a whole and has responsibility for the overall design, management, integration, evaluation, and enhancement of a coherent and coordinated medical curriculum.
The Medical Student Education Committee (MSEC) meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. in Stanton Gerber Hall. MSEC meetings are open meetings. Call 423-439-6233 for more information
LCME Standard Element 1.1
Continuous Monitoring is now a Prospective Requirement - LCME Standard Element 1.1
A medical school engages in ongoing planning and continuous quality improvement processes that establish short and long-term programmatic goals, result in the achievement of measurable outcomes that are used to improve programmatic quality, and ensure effective monitoring of the medical education programs compliance with accreditation standards.
MSEC Periodic and Comprehensive Evaluation of Curriculum Schematic
MSEC Curriculum Program Evaluation and Implementation Planning is now in progress - follow the MSEC Minutes for up-to-date discussions and actions approved.
Timeline: LCME Visit
Program Evaluation to LCME Visit: Timeline
• 2015-16 Review of the entire medical education program
• 2016-17 Implementation of identified curricular changes
• 2017-18 Academic Year reported on in Self-study Summary Report and DCI
• 2018-19 Complete Self-study Summary Report and DCI based on academic year 2017-18 data; begin process in March 2018
• 2019-20 Full Accreditation Survey Year
o August: Survey package submitted
o October 27-30: Full survey visit
o January: Survey report received
o February: Notice of LCME determination
The LCME site visit was completed in late October 2019. The College of Medicine received notification of the LCME determination in February 2020 of continued full accreditation of the medical education program for an eight year term.
The LCME website provides an in-depth view of LCME accreditation standards and elements by linking them to relevant sections of LCME accreditation publications.
The LCME Co-Secretaries host interactive discussions of LCME standards/elements and procedures on the third Thursday of each month (January - October) unless identified otherwise.
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