MU School of Medicine is granted full accreditation

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The MU School of Medicine announced on Friday that the school was provided full accreditation through the 2023-2024 academic year. 

 A spokesperson for the school said that the Liaison Committee on Medical Education accepted their status report that was provided in December 2017.  

The committee recognized the school's progress and expressed appreciate for its efforts. 

The school previously established a permanent LCME oversight committee that consisted of faculty, staff and students.

“We are pleased with the LCME’s decision, which recognizes the progress we’ve made as a school,” said Patrick Delafontaine, MD, Hugh E. and Sarah D. Stephenson dean of the MU School of Medicine. “Our medical education program has benefited from the LCME’s detailed and thoughtful feedback. I am grateful for the faculty, staff and students who have contributed along the way to develop and implement comprehensive action plans.”

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