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Live Humble QEP

The Live Humble QEP focuses on cultural humility to prepare future healthcare professionals for an increasingly diverse world of practice.

What is a QEP?

A Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is a required component of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation process. SACSCOC is the recognized regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. Southern states.

Each institution applying for accreditation or re-accreditation is required to develop a QEP.

SACSCOC Site Visit

EVMS' SACSCOC Reaccreditation site visit -- originally scheduled for March 31, 2020 -- has been rescheduled for Feb. 16, 2021 through Feb. 18, 2021 due the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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About the topic: Cultural humility

After extensive study and exploration, EVMS selected cultural humility as the focus of its SACSCOC Quality Enhancement Plan for 2020. Cultural humility, as operationally defined for the EVMS 2020 QEP, is a continuous process of self-awareness of and reflection of one’s own values and biases while cultivating a sensitivity and openness to cultural identity, with the intention of honoring the beliefs, customs, values and experiences of all people.