Quantcast

Morehouse School of Medicine - Losing its Accreditation...

BeMo Free Repeat™ On Us + 5 Med School Challenge
This forum made possible through the generous support of SDN members, donors, and sponsors. Thank you.

Jonari

avatar: Mr. Wood Berry
10+ Year Member
Joined
Apr 8, 2007
Messages
780
Reaction score
10
Has anybody heard about this? I was thinking of applying, but now not so much. Tried to look it up on Google, but couldn't find anything.
 

TheRealMD

"The Mac Guy"
10+ Year Member
5+ Year Member
Joined
May 24, 2007
Messages
4,769
Reaction score
12
Has anybody heard about this? I was thinking of applying, but now not so much. Tried to look it up on Google, but couldn't find anything.

Then perhaps it's not true. Google knows everything.
 

SugPlum

Full Member
10+ Year Member
Joined
Nov 17, 2007
Messages
117
Reaction score
0
Has anybody heard about this? I was thinking of applying, but now not so much. Tried to look it up on Google, but couldn't find anything.

Where did you hear about this?

Morehouse is still listed as accredited on the LCME web site, and the next site visit is in 2012-2013.
 

bodonid

Dr. Spaceman
10+ Year Member
5+ Year Member
Joined
Jul 18, 2007
Messages
1,885
Reaction score
2
Grady has been losing money for years. But what does that have to do with accreditation?
 

scarletgirl777

Full Member
10+ Year Member
Joined
Mar 25, 2008
Messages
2,363
Reaction score
162
Grady has been losing money for years. But what does that have to do with accreditation?

As far as I can tell, how you handle money is an important part of hospital accreditation. At least, JCAHO thinks so, and presumably that's why they mentioned it in their preliminary report (it looks like Grady blocked the final report from being released to the public.) Also, Grady is more of an Emory hospital than a Morehouse hospital, so I'm amused that the stigma would fall on Morehouse.
 

Determination

Full Member
10+ Year Member
5+ Year Member
Joined
Sep 25, 2007
Messages
38
Reaction score
0
As far as I can tell, how you handle money is an important part of hospital accreditation. At least, JCAHO thinks so, and presumably that's why they mentioned it in their preliminary report (it looks like Grady blocked the final report from being released to the public.) Also, Grady is more of an Emory hospital than a Morehouse hospital, so I'm amused that the stigma would fall on Morehouse.


I totally agree! Also Morehouse has great student-patient training facilities, great faculty,and 100% first time board pass rate and many more things so I don't believe they will be losing their accreditation anytime soon.
 

SugPlum

Full Member
10+ Year Member
Joined
Nov 17, 2007
Messages
117
Reaction score
0
Grady Hospital is a public hospital so it is not owned by Emory or Morehouse. But it appears that Grady has had problems paying Emory and Morehouse, who provide medical staff.
 
Top