Medical Education Leadership Program (MEL) Admissions

Admissions requirements

Admissions

We are not currently accepting new applications to the MMEL program as we transition the program to the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.  For further information, please contact The College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

A medical education leader promotes the success of all learners by:

  • Facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the health care community.
  • Advocating, nurturing, and sustaining an institutional culture and an instructional program conducive to student learning and faculty professional growth.
  • Ensuring the management of the organization and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
  • Collaborating with physicians and health care community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.
  • Acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.
  • Understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.
  • Conducting, promoting and mentoring medical education research and scholarship as the profession moves toward evidence-based education.

Program Completion Timeline

Students must complete the Master’s in Medical Education Leadership within five consecutive years of admission to the program including periods with a specified leave of absence.  Students must complete a certificate within two consecutive years of admission to the certificate program including periods with a specified leave of absence.

Students who wish to re-enroll following withdrawal will have their previous coursework evaluated for applicability to the existing academic requirements. Coursework that is more than five years old may not be accepted for credit in the MMEL programs.