This policy establishes guidelines for campus deans at the School of Medicine & Health
Sciences regarding emergency closure of activities at campus sites. Each Campus Dean
has the authority to cancel classes and/or close their respective campus office in
the event of adverse weather or other event.
Proposed changes in clinical clerkships must be brought for review and approval if
they involve changes in the educational objectives of the clerkship; substantial changes
in content, delivery or duration, or method of assessment of students; and/or significant
change that would have an impact on other clerkships or on a longitudinal integrated
clerkship (LIC) such as Rural Opportunities in Medical Education.
This policy establishes guidelines for managing conflicts of interest between faculty
and students with regards to assessment. A given faculty member shall not be responsible
for evaluation of a student when there is an unmanageable conflict of interest.
"The teacher-learner relationship should be based on mutual trust, respect and responsibility.
This relationship should be carried out in a professional manner in a learning environment
that places strong focus on education, high quality patient care and ethical conduct"
(the AMA section on Medical Schools in cooperation with the AMA Student and Resident
Sections and reflects the policy of the SMHS).