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Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder talks briefly to the Board of Trustees during Thursday mornings meeting.  Yoder said CMED remains on track for funding, and should start accepting students in 2013. (Chuck Miller/Photo Editor)

CMED dean, Ross: Departing associate dean ‘gets to go home and live that dream’

The head of Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine said Thursday he was aware of Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord’s interest in going to Arizona. “She’s going home,” dean Ernest Yoder said.
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CMED now accepting online applications for inaugural class

Applications for Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine inaugural class are being accepted online as of Wednesday. CMED will open its doors in 2013, with a first class of 60 students. According to the eligibility criteria found on CMED’s website, […]
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Academic senators express support for CMED, frustration with administration at meeting Tuesday

Members of the Academic Senate said they are supportive of the College of Medicine but were upset with the manner in which information about the project was presented at their meeting Tuesday. University President George Ross’s speech prepared A-Senate members to […]
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President George Ross speaks to the Academic Senate regarding his vote of no confidence in the Academic Senate meeting in Pearce 138, Tuesday April 3. (Zack Wittman/Staff Photographer)

Academic Senate continues suspension of work toward College of Medicine curriculum

A majority of the Academic Senate voted Tuesday to continue to suspend committee work toward developing the curriculum of the College of Medicine. The A-Senate resolved to hold a motion to rescind the prohibiting resolution during their next meeting on […]
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Liaison Committee on Medical Education report notes six areas CMED needs to improve

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education’s preliminary accreditation report for Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine highlights several areas that require improvement for compliance with medical school standards. The report, sent Feb. 24 to University President George Ross, counts three […]
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Most FA members hired as CMED faculty will remain in union, some new hires were removed

The College of Medicine’s first full-time faculty member, Dr. W. Robert Fleischmann, was a due-paying member of the Faculty Association for four months before his exclusion from the union in January. He has not asked for a refund of the […]
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Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder talks briefly to the Board of Trustees about the College's latest progress Thursday morning in the President's Conference Room in the Bovee University Center. (Photo by Kaitlin Thoresen/Staff Photographer)

College of Medicine accreditation leaves some faculty members unhappy with process

The College of Medicine moved one step further toward the goal of opening in 2013, but the process continues to leave some unhappy. On Wednesday, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education granted preliminary accreditation to the CMU medical school. CMED Dean Ernest […]
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Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder talks briefly to the Board of Trustees about the College's latest progress Thursday morning in the President's Conference Room in the Bovee University Center. (Photo by Kaitlin Thoresen/Staff Photographer)

College of Medicine receives preliminary accreditation from LCME

The College of Medicine moved one step further toward the goal of opening in 2013. Central Michigan University officials said Wednesday the Liaison Committee on Medical Education has granted preliminary accreditation to CMED. “We remain committed to our goal of welcoming our first […]
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Biology, health departments concerned with university collaboration over CMED

Concerns about collaboration efforts with the developing College of Medicine are growing within the university’s Physician Assistant Program and Department of Biology. As CMED faces a decision based on an evaluation from the Liason Committee on Medical Education for preliminary […]
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Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder talks briefly to the Board of Trustees about the College's latest progress Thursday morning in the President's Conference Room in the Bovee University Center. (Photo by Kaitlin Thoresen/Staff Photographer)

Increased startup cost for CMED realized in October, earmarked for ‘research and clinical components’

Some Central Michigan University administrators knew they needed to increase the startup cost for the College of Medicine about a month before it was released to the campus community, but did not know how much. “It was realized in mid-October […]
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Faculty share concerns about CMED at Trustee-Faculty Liaison Committee meeting Wednesday

Concerns from faculty members about the College of Medicine and the most recent Academic Senate meeting were shared at Wednesday’s Board of Trustees-Faculty Liaison Committee meeting. CMED Dean Ernest Yoder gave a presentation about CMED’s planning and funding at Tuesday’s […]
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Fundraising for CMED still halfway complete, LCME will take accreditation vote in Feb.

Fundraising for CMED remains about halfway complete with 50.57 percent of $25 million raised thus far. The funds raised for CMED’s development will be divided up into three areas: facilities, scholarship and operations, Vice President of Development and External Relations […]


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