Purpose

To support the Wayne State University School of Medicine's mission by establishing, maintaining and refining the school's institutional effectiveness and assessment processes.

MISSION

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

VISION

The Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Continuous Quality Improvement envision the Wayne State University School of Medicine as an institution in which 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 employing the results for continuous improvement.

AIM

The Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Continuous Quality Improvement's primary focus is to develop and implement a set of ongoing and systematic actions, processes, steps, and practices that include:

  • Planning
  • Assessment of programs and services (administration and student services)
  • Identification and measurement of outcomes across all units
  • The use of data and assessment results to inform decision making

All of these ongoing, systematic actions, processes, and steps are accomplished to improve programs and services and to increase student success and institutional quality.