Accreditation Oversight Committee (AOC)

Under the leadership of Dean Flotte, an Accreditation Oversight Committee (AOC) has been formed to oversee the operations and resource needs for our 2012 LCME accreditation process. Serving on our AOC, are representatives from our school offices, clinical system partner, and project management team:


Terence Flotte, MD Dean, School of Medicine, Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor 
Michele Pugnaire, MD* Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
Lisa Beittel Assistant Dean for Administration, Chief of Staff
Walter Ettinger, MD, MBA        President, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Robert Jenal Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance
Edward Keohane Vice Chancellor, Communications
Michael Kneeland, MD+ Associate Dean, Allied Health and Interprofessional Education
Luanne Thorndyke, MD+    Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
Paulette Goeden, MBA+   Assistant Vice Chancellor, Administration
Ashton Gunn, MEd Project Manager, Office of Educational Affairs                                                                                       

+ LCME 2012 Database Section Leader
* LCME Project Director/Self-study coordinator
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