Ben Williams

Recent Posts

Firecracker for Programmatic Assessment & Continuous Quality Improvement

Posted by Ben Williams on Jun 28, 2017 6:10:34 PM

Firecracker's evolution from student study aid to programmatic assessment system for health science schools.

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Topics: Accreditation

Intersection of FERPA and Medical School Accreditation

Posted by Ben Williams on May 3, 2017 4:26:51 PM

We occasionally get questions on FERPA compliance so I thought I'd share some of our thoughts from working through these questions with our 20+ school partners. 

If we (Firecracker or any other service/product provider) are an institutional affiliate, schools can share Personally Identifiable Information (PII) with the service/product provider. This is usually well understood by our partners and common practice in the industry. 

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Topics: LCME, COCA, FERPA, Accredidation