Policies and Procedures

This webpage provides links to the policies and procedures relevant to the MD degree program. Other School of Medicine policies are available through the relevant offices and departments (e.g., Office of Faculty Affairs).

Click here for the Student Code of Conduct Handbook, updated by Student Affairs. For more information, contact Student Affairs directly. 

Curriculum-Related Policies and Procedures

Absence and Attendance Policy
Academic Remediation Policy
Authoring of Medical Student Performance Evaluation Policy
Calendar and Scheduling Policy
Clinical Supervision Policy
Completion of Course Evaluations by Students Policy
Counter-signature of Medical Student Entries in Medical Records Policy
Course Grade Appeals Policy
Course Materials Policy
Medical Student Assessment in Courses and Clerkships: Narrative Assessment Policy
Medical Student Clinical Participation During Severe Weather Conditions            Policy
Mid-Rotation Feedback Policy
Mistreatment and Harassment Policy
Non-Involvement of Providers of Student Health Services in Student Assessment Policy
Performance and Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Requesting an Alternative Site Assignment Policy
Resident & Fellow Preparation for Teaching Policy
Timeliness of Evaluations in Courses, Clerkships, Electives, and Sub-Internship Policy
Timing of Academic Procedure Changes Policy
USMLE Policy

Medical Student Policies and Procedures

Academic Observation Policy
Academic Probation Policy
Access to Medical Student Academic Records Policy
Appeals of Decisions by Committee on Promotions Policy
Authorship Policy
Code of Conduct Policy
Drug Free Workplace Policy
Exposure to Infectious and Environmental Hazards Policy
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - The 'Buckley Amendment' Policy
Healthcare-Related Absence Policy
Immunization and Tuberculosis Testing Policy
International Educational Experiences Policy
Leave of Absence Policy
Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harrassment Policy
Notice of Non-Discrimination Policy
Official Communication Policy
Professionalism in the Teacher/Learner Environment Policy
Requirements for Granting of the MD Degree Policy
Requirements for Health and Disability Insurance Policy
Research Involving Medical Students as Subjects Policy
Structure & Function of the Committee on Promotions Policy
Student Challenge of the Educational Record Policy
Student Duty Hours Policy
Students Infected with Bloodborne Pathogens Policy
Teachnical Standards for Admission, Retention, & Graduation of Applicants & Students Policy
Time Limitations for Completing MD Degree Program Policy
Transporation to Clinical Sites Policy
Visiting Medical Students Policy

Admissions and Financial Aid Policies and Procedures

International Medical Student Application Process                                                             Policy
Medical Student Financial Aid Policy
Medical Student Transfer Policy
Professionalism and Criminal Background Check  Policy
Technical Standards  Policy
Terms and Conditions for Matriculation Policy
Title IV Refunds Policy
Tuition Charges and Refunds    Policy

Faculty-Related Policies and Procedures

Conflict of Interest for Faculty, Scholars, Researchers, Research Staff/Coordinators Policy
Conflict of Interest for University of Pittsburgh  Policy
Consultant Conflict of Interest Policy
Faculty Appointments for Clinical Preceptors Policy
School of Health Sciences: Industry Relationship Policy