The LCME Accreditation Process

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Preparing for a site visit by the LCME generally lasts 18-24 months. The next accreditation review of Harvard Medical School is scheduled for March 24-27, 2019. At that time, several key leaders from the School’s administration, faculty, University leadership, affiliate hospital management, and student population will meet with the LCME survey team.

Background on LCME

Our introductory video defines the LCME process and its evaluative impact on Harvard Medical School’s medical education program.

LCME Resources


LCME Planning Timeline

There are several key milestones and critical deadlines that must be achieved to successfully prepare for the March 24-27, 2019 LCME site visit.