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UNLV medical school granted preliminary accreditation

Posted at 7:43 PM, Oct 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-18 22:43:28-04

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine was officially granted preliminary accreditation Tuesday by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and may begin accepting students for its 2017 charter class.

The granting of preliminary accreditation means the UNLV School of Medicine met all 12 standards used by the LCME, the national accrediting body that reviews MD-granting institutions in the U.S. and Canada.

The standards include the medical school’s leadership, planning, finances, curriculum, faculty, facilities and student support.