Best practices in MedEd data governance and measurement

Effective MedEd data governance and measurement are critical operational requirements for every medical school. In this interactive discussion with Courtney Marsden, Sr. Assessment and Evaluation Specialist, we explored how Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is leveraging data across multiple systems to create real-time reporting and empower decision making. This discussion digs into lessons learned, best practises, and impacts from this data transformation project.


  • Insights on systems and processes that can enable real-time, accurate reporting for decision support
  • Insight on evolving internal processes to leverage the real-time reporting and enable true CQI
  • Learn how to streamline your review process, improve data management, and better support decision making in MedEd.

Who is this relevant for? 

  • Deans of Curriculum, Student Affairs, Medical Education 
  • MedEd Researchers 
  • Anyone in MedEd involved with the various sources of data for medical students, courses, and curriculum

Our speakers

Courtney Marsden

Courtney Marsden is the Sr. Assessment and Evaluation Specialist at the Northeast Ohio Medical University’s (NEOMED) College of Medicine. In her role on the college’s Data Science Team, Courtney analyzes and disseminates data driven insights to inform decision-making. Moreover, she serves as an expert in measurement and data-governance. Courtney has worked in higher education for six years, and was previously at Kent State University. She has a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration and is a Ph.D. Candidate in Evaluation and Measurement


Meegan Carlson

Meegan Carlson is the Director of Revenue of Acuity Software in Vancouver, BC. Formerly an award winning Program Administrator she brings 13 years of experience in Medical Education to her role leading the Customer Operations teams at Acuity. Ms. Carlson’s unique experience supports Acuity’s strength as a leader in Medical Education technology and support.