The American Medical Association has accepted UND's application to continue as a member of the Accelerating Change in Medical Education (ACE) consortium for the next three years. The consortium provides an innovation ecosystem, allowing schools to continue their projects, investigate new concepts, and impact the national direction of medical education. Membership in this consortium helps the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences remain connected with its peers at other institutions who have also petitioned to remain.
The SMHS project focuses on three initiatives:
"We have our work cut out for us," noted Richard Van Eck, PhD, the David and Lola Rognlie Monson Endowed Chair for Medical Education and associate dean for Teaching & Learning at the SMHS, "but this will be a very exciting and valuable process to build innovative curricula!"