School News for October 2013

October 10, 2013

This month's highlights for the Dell Medical School:

  • A participant asks a question at UT Austin's conference on healthcare disparities.The school has been granted “Applicant School” status by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) — the national accrediting body for schools that plan to offer the M.D. degree. We are working toward full compliance with accreditation standards as we continue program development. In 2014, we will submit our planning documentation for LCME review.

 

  • The University of Texas System has awarded a $296,655 grant to the Dell School of Medicine for the support of ongoing efforts as part of the UT System's Transformation in Medical Education (TIME) initiative. TIME is a competency-based, student-centered, clinically focused program designed to increase the effectiveness of medical education while shortening its duration. This amount includes funds for campus-based and partnership activities.