Missouri Medical School Punished for “Too Many Whites”
Columbia-based University of Missouri School of Medicine has been threatened with losing its accreditation status next year because it is too white, according to a new report by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
The LCME is the U.S. and Canada’s only official accrediting body for educational programs at schools of medicine, and a failure to gain its accreditation makes any institution’s qualifications worthless.
According to a report in the Beckers Hospital Review, the Missouri School of Medicine will lose the LCME’s accreditation “if the school cannot increase diversity among students and faculty.”
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