Liaison Committee on Medical Education
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting body for programs leading to the M.D. degree in the United States. It also accredits M.D. programs in Canada, in cooperation with the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools. The LCME is jointly sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Medical Association (AMA).