Educator's Handbook

Each of the following policies have been approved by the Medical Education Council.  Portions of this handbook are indexed to Liaison Committee on Medical Education's (LCME) Standards for Accreditations of Medical Education Programs.  The applicable standard is in parentheses after the headings below.

Standing Education Committees

  • Medical Education Council (1.1)
  • Curriculum Strand Directors Committee (1.1)
  • Assessment Committee (1.1)
  • Clinical Experiences Committee (1.1)
  • Medical Arts and Sciences Committee (1.1)

Professionalism

  • Statement on professionalism (3.5)

Student Mistreatment

  • Defining mistreatment (3.6)
  • Reporting mistreatment (3.6)
  • Investigating and resolving mistreatment (3.6)
  • Appealing a finding of mistreatment (3.6)

Student Work Hours

  • Pre-clinical student work hours (6.3)
  • Clinical student work hours (6.3)

Dissemination of Course and Clerkship Learning Objectives

  • Pre-clinical courses (6.1)
  • Clinical Clerkships (6.1)
  • Students (6.1)
  • Review of learning objectives (9.1)

General Course and Clerkship Guidelines

  • Supporting student success
  • Standards for evaluations
  • Honors and near-honors grade distribution
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Remediation
  • The Honor Code
  • Absences

Clinical Student Supervision and Assessment

  • Expectations for clerkship directors (9.3)
  • Expectations for attending physicians and resident physicians (9.3)
  • Narrative assessment requirement (9.5)
  • Clinical evaluations
  • Feedback requirements (9.7)
  • Grades (9.8)
  • Healthcare providers involvement in student assessment (12.5)