Your Guide through [RBI] 2019

We heard you loud and clear: you needed help navigating all of the Racism and Bias Initiative's offerings. Due to the resounding feedback and requests from students, faculty, and staff, we are proud to introduce an infographic to help you navigate your way...

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Now Introducing the Team Learning Lab

The Racism and Bias Initiative (RBI) was launched to explicitly address and undo racism in all areas of the medical school. Although we have change targets specific to all of the functional areas of the school (focusing on targeted groups or key...

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The Documents Are In.

Today, the Department of Medical Education submitted a cohesive 600-page document—the Survey Package—to the LCME. The LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) is the accrediting body for medical schools nationwide, and 2019 is our year to undergo the...

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LCME Site Visit: What You Need to Know

On June 13, the Department of Medical Education hosted an informational session about LCME and the accreditation process. During the session, David Muller, MD outlined key terminology, important dates, and expectations for our upcoming site visit. View the...

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Becoming a Change Maker: Syed Haider

Syed Haider bears many identities: graduating medical student, Student Council President, Pakistani, Muslim, leader, and change maker. Since the beginning of his medical career at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Syed has been an advocate for social justice and human rights and has been intentional about his efforts. We sat down with Syed to get his perspective and advice on becoming a change maker.

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New Year to Implement Change

The Guiding Coalition started this year by implementing the change towards our targets. Still unclear about the members and role of the guiding coalition? (Check it out.)In January, we achieved wins from every sphere as outlined below.  Admissions:...

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LCME January Updates

Independent Student Analysis Survey ClosesThank you to the 348 students who took the time to complete the Independent Student Analysis Survey. Your participation allows us to develop a comprehensive picture of students’ perceptions of the medical education...

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In the Spotlight: Harinee Maiyuran

From creating an expectation for the way our school should operate, to balancing the delicate yet vast responsibilities of a hospital, Sinai has countless people to serve, and a million different responsibilities. Using LCME guidelines helps ensure...

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LCME November/December Update

Updates on the LCME Self-Study Process SELF-STUDY SUBCOMMITTEE PROGRESSLCME self-study subcommittees have been meeting regularly and diligently analyzing our internal data, policies, and processes with the goal of understanding strengths and exploring...

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In the Spotlight: Bee Jaworski

Given the amount of curricular materials and information encompassed under the Education Program Subcommittee’s standards and work, I hope to contribute both my organizational skills and ideas, and any knowledge I have regarding curricular support. One of the coolest...

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Five Key Actions in Four Months

Since our last updates, RBI’s Guiding Coalition of Change Leaders focused their energy on five key actions to get us closer to the vision of becoming a health professions school providing healthcare and education that is free of racism and bias.   Action...

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LCME October Update

Updates on the LCME Process Happy Fall! September was a busy month for the LCME Subcommittees.  Each subcommittee has been meeting to divide the workload and begin drafting  responses to the self-study summary report questions. The teamwork has been very...

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In the Spotlight: Staci Leisman

As a course and clerkship director, I have hands-on knowledge of the curriculum across all 4 years.  I hear regularly from students about what content and learning modalities they find helpful and informative, and can bring that feedback to our own...

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