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Washington University Policies & Guidelines | School of Medicine Policies & Guidelines | MD Program Policies & Guideslines | Health Professions Policies & Guidelines | Joint Degree Program Policies & Guidelines
The policies and guidelines listed here relate to Washington University’s and the medical school’s educational mission. These policies, procedures and guidelines exist to assist Washington University students, faculty and administrators with doing the business of Washington University in St. Louis in ways that are effective, consistent and compliant and to provide a safe, effective and supportive environment in which to learn, teach and work.
Some universitywide policies are available on the University Policies page of this Bulletin. A more complete list is available on the Washington University Compliance and Policies page.
Washington University School of Medicine is committed to providing a safe, professional and supportive environment in which to learn. These policies and guidelines pertain to professionalism, appropriate conduct and student rights. They exist to protect students and employees as they conduct their daily responsibilities.
- Student Health & Safety Policies
- Liability Insurance
- Professionalism & Conduct Policies
- Student Rights Policies
These policies and guidelines pertain to the four- and five-year medical degree programs as well as to the MD portion of joint degree programs. Full information about the Student Constitution and Bylaws can be found in Canvas.
- Absences and Leaves
- CAPES – Assessing Academic Achievement & Professionalism
- Clinical Supervision Policy
- Continuous Quality Improvement
- Monitoring of Student Time
- Duty Hour Policy
- Evaluation and Grades
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry Policy
For information regarding the policies and guidelines of the following degrees and programs, please visit these sites:
- Applied Health Behavior Research
- Audiology and Communication Sciences
- Biology and Biomedical Sciences
- Biomedical Engineering
- Clinical Investigation
- Doctor of Philosophy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Population Health Sciences
- Public Health
For policies and guidelines relating to any joint degree program, please refer to the MD program section of this page and the polices and guidelines for the respective program areas.