This might be a stupid question, but is AUC accredited by the AMA? I ask this because I plan on going into the Navy Medical Corps and you must have graduated from an institution accredited by the AMA or the AOA.
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The LCME accredits the Medical Schools in the US.
From the LCME FAQ page: "The LCME is jointly sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association (AMA). The AAMC and the AMA each appoint an LCME Secretary and maintain accreditation offices in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, respectively." So, I guess in a way the AMA has a say in accredidation.
The meat of this issue is that you are not able to gain a military scholarship while attending an off-shore (not LCME accredited) medical school. Military loan-repaymetn programs exist once an MD gains Residency and makes a comittment to a particular Service.
After you graduate, they will take you. I have gotten all that approved, however, my wife won't let me. Says "you have been all over the place and I don't want you to be blown up and leave me with >$200k in debt". So, it is possible and they give GREAT stipends and loan repayment.
Last edited by rnagy54; 01-10-2009 at 10:00 AM. Reason: duh
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