Key Milestones and Deadlines


Individual Milestone or Deliverable

Target Date/Deadline

Complete Obtain UT System Board of Regents approval to establish a medical school and provide written notification to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (“THECB”) February 2020
Complete Submit new program (medical school) proposal to THECB March 2021
Complete Submit application to Liaison Committee on Medical Education (“LCME”) April 2021
Complete Attain approval for new medical school by Texas Legislature May 2021
Complete LCME Board Review of SOM application – Obtain candidate status June 2021
Complete THECB virtual Site Visit September 8, 2021
On Track Attain approval by the THECB January 2022
On Track LCME preliminary accreditation site visit February 21 – 23, 2022
On Track Submit SACSCOC Substantive Change Prospectus for a Doctor of Medicine degree program February 2022
On Track Attain LCME preliminary accreditation status June 2022
On Track Attain SACSCOC Board of Trustees Approval June 2022
Recruitment for the first cohort of students will begin after the LCME grants preliminary accreditation status.