The purpose of the Office of Assessment, Accreditation and Continuous Quality Improvement (OAACQI) is to support WSUSOM's mission by establishing, maintaining, and refining the school's institutional effectiveness and assessment processes.


To lead the school's efforts in accreditation and institutional effectiveness, assessment support, and to maintain transparent communication with all stakeholders.


OAACQI envisions WSUSOM as an institution where all units and academic programs contribute to the fulfillment of the school's mission by establishing goals and outcomes, regularly assessing these with valid, reliable measures, analyzing and interpreting the data collected, and using the results for continuous improvement.