The accreditation process is critical to sustaining growth, development, and success at the WSU School of Medicine. It is used to drive organizational excellence through strategies focused on measurement, institutional self-reflection, and continuous improvement.

The OAACQI oversees accreditation using an ongoing internal self-evaluation review process that ensures accountability for program outcomes and focuses on quality improvement to achieve optimal institutional performance.

accreditation cycleThe internal accreditation self-evaluation review process is used to:

  • Oversee areas of strength, weakness, opportunities, and threats.
  • Monitor and achieve satisfaction with:
    • Standards compliance (LCME and HLC requirements)
    • Standards excellence (Internal WSUSOM KPIs)

The CQI Accreditation Cycle is used to achieve satisfactory with LCME compliance and WSUSOM's standards of excellence: