Table of Contents

Attention: Class of 2018

 

2014-15 Student Policy Guide

The Student Policy and Procedures Guide has been significantly updated for the class of 2018. MS1 students should disregard other versions of the guide and review this one. Download or view the guide by clicking below.

Introduction
Vision
Mission
Diversity
Professionalism
  • Professional Honor Code
  • Student Responsibilities
  • The Honor Code Council
Standards for Admission & Matriculation
Educational Objectives
  • Knowledge & Lifelong Learning
  • Interpersonal Relations & Communication
  • Professionalism, Advocacy & Personal Growth
Academics
  • Biennium I
  • Biennium II
Scheduling
  • Years 1 & 2 Courses
  • Year 3 Clerkships
  • Year 4 Clerkship & Electives
Absences
  • Leaves of Absence (LOA)
  • Inclement Weather
  • Religious Observances
Dress Code for Clinical Activities
Academic Support
  • Biennium I
  • Tutors
  • Study Groups
  • Biennium II
  • Academic Advisors
Opportunities
  • Careers in Medicine
  • The Physician Leadership Development Program
  • The M.D./Ph.D. Program in the Biomedical Sciences
  • Research
Communication
  • Via E-Mail
  • Between Clerkship Directors
Assessment
  • Accommodations
  • The Grading System
  • Appeal of Course Grades & Written Evaluations
  • Requirements for Satisfactory Performance & Advancement
  • USMLE
  • Class Rank
The Student Promotions Committee
Records & Confidentiality
The Fair Treatment of Students
  • Mistreatment
  • Resolution of Claims of Mistreatment
Social Media Policy
  • Scope & Definitions
  • Official School Business
  • Individual Use
  • AMA Policy: Professionalism in the Use of Social Media
Health
  • Requirements
  • Drug Impairment
  • Mental
  • Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
Requesting Rooms in White Hall
Medical Liability Coverage
Criminal Background Checks
  • Entering Students
  • Third Year Students
Transfer
  • Transferring In
  • Transferring Out
Equality, Affirmative Action & Harassment
  • Equal Opportunity in Education
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Complaints
Safety & Security