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Medical Academic Performance Services (MedAPS)

MedAPS will offer tools to help member medical schools assess their achievement of education and accreditation standards.

Curriculum Inventory and Reports (CIR)

Curriculum Inventory and Reports (CIR), part of the AAMC's Medical Academic Performance Services (MedAPS) initiative, is designed to serve as the premier benchmarking and reporting tool on content, structure, delivery, and assessment of medical school curricula.

Curriculum Inventory and Reports (CIR) is one of three new services affiliated with the Medical Academic Performance Services (MedAPS) initiative at the AAMC. 

  • The Curriculum Inventory serves as the centralized database of AAMC-member medical school curricula, including content, structure, delivery, and assessment in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Curriculum Reports provide graphical interpretations of both aggregate and historical curriculum-related data that:
  • assist in curriculum benchmarking and continuous quality improvement;
  • provide resources to curriculum committees and faculty;
  • enhance medical education research; and
  • inform legislators and the general public.

Curriculum Inventory

120 medical schools participated in the 2013-2014 Curriculum Inventory Upload, which represents 76 percent of US and Canadian medical schools, and 83 percent of US medical schools. We would like to particularly thank the following schools for being the first in their regions to upload to the CI for 2013-2014:

CGEA: Wright State University
NEGEA: New York University
SGEA: University of Louisville
WGEA: University of Nevada
Canada: University of British Columbia

Review the full list of 2013-2014 Participating Schools .

The CI Portal will re-open August 1, 2015, for uploads of curriculum data for Academic Year 2014-2015.

CI in Context

This month’s CI in Context highlights Clerkship Length in U.S. Medical Schools, with commentary by James Graham, M.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine.

Issues of Curriculum Inventory in Context (CIIC), are now available to download, review, and discuss in iCollaborative. View all CI in Context Issues

Curriculum Reports

*These Curriculum Reports, based on 2012-2013 academic year Curriculum Inventory data from the spring 2014 upload, are now available. More reports will be posted throughout the fall.

News and Updates

CIR Upcoming Meetings

CIR staff will be presenting at various conferences in 2015. Check back often to see additional sessions as conference organizers finalize their programs! View Full Schedule

Survey About Documenting Academic Levels in the CI

Please help us understand how you document Academic Levels in the Curriculum Inventory by completing a brief survey. Read More and Complete the Survey

Curriculum Inventory in the Literature

Learn more about CIR and MedAPS through materials from past workshops and information sessions, available on the Training and Webinars page.

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