Five in Four

We’ve checked off five key actions in four months.

Change, Targets, and Spheres

Making actionable goals that stick.

Updates for All


Plans, Winners, and Spotlights.


In the Spotlight: LCME Subcommittee


Spotlighting members who contribute to our success.


Creating a Climate for Change

Discover our approach to eradicating racism and bias in medical education.

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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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 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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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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LCME September Updates

Town Hall Follow-Up Thank you to those who were able to attend the LCME Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, September 4. We hope you now have a greater understanding of LCME accreditation and your role in the process. For those who were unable to attend, we will...

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In the Spotlight: Rachel Pinotti

The LCME Self-Study Subcommittees are a critical component of our School’s accreditation initiative. Participation on a subcommittee requires a large time commitment and a willingness to learn about and assess every facet of the School. We are so proud of...

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Introducing the LCME Self-Study Subcommittees

The LCME self-study process, like all comprehensive, constructive reviews, is intended to recognize our accomplishments and strengths, better define our weaknesses, help us plan for the future, and nurture our ability to continuously improve what we do as...

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Gauging Where We Are: Accreditation Process

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) has embarked on a reaccreditation process that will span at least two years.  Obtaining Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation ensures that medical education programs are in...

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Rethinking with Systems Thinking

We can all agree that telling people to change the way they act or talking about how we envision change isn’t sufficient. If we want to change behavior, we need to change the system that drives that behavior. A systems thinking perspective forces us to look at the...

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The LCME Kick-Off

The LCME Accreditation Kick-Off Meeting was held on June 26 marking the official start of the LCME Self-Study Process.   The meeting was attended by over 100 faculty, residents, staff, and students from across the Mount Sinai Health System. David Muller,...

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