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Policies

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is committed to providing a nurturing learning environment where all parties conduct themselves with professionalism and respect for others. To cultivate such an environment, we have various policies with which all students should be acquainted.

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  1. Assessment & Grades
  2. Attendance   
  3. Curriculum         
  4. Information Technology & Data Security
  5. Professionalism & Learning Environment  
  6. Student Health Requirements

Assessment & Grades

Assessment System Overview

Phase 1 Grading Policy

Assessment Policy for Clerkships & Electives (Phases 2 and 3)

Portfolio Assessment Policy and Procedure     

Examination Policy and Procedure (Updated for COVID-19)        

Reviewing and Challenging Academic Records Policy and Procedure

Assessment and Health Providers Policy

Visiting Resident Policy

Timeliness of Grades Submission

Faculty Appointments for Teaching or Assessing Medical Students

Attendance

Phase 1 Attendance Policy and Procedure (Updated for COVID-19) 

Phases 2 and 3 Attendance Policy and Procedure (Updated for COVID-19)       

Leave of Absence Policy   

Independent Study Policy

Religious Observation Policy

Public Safety Emergencies Policy and Procedure

Curriculum

Requirements for Graduation (Updated for COVID-19)    

Access to Student Records Policy

Medical Student Supervision and Level of Responsibility Policy

Conflict of Interest Policy

Phase 1 Curricular Hours Policy

Duty Hours Policy

Completion of Required Work, Evaluations and Assessment in Phase 1   

Phase 2 and 3 Scheduling Policy (Updated for COVID-19)    

Student Assignment to Clinical Sites Policy

Clerkship Log Policy and Procedure   

Clinical Transportation Policy    

Electives Counseling Policy

Global Health Policy

Tuition and Health Insurance Refund Policy for Feinberg MD Program

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)   

Latin Honors Policy

Information Technology & Data Security

IT and Computer User Policy

Media Policy (Updated for COVID-19)

Peer to Peer File Sharing Policy

Listserv Services Policy

Professionalism & Learning Environment

Safe and Healthy Learning Environment

Non-Discrimination Statement

Non-Retaliation Policy

Enforcement of University and Feinberg Behavioral Standards Policy

Student Code of Conduct

Feinberg Standards and Suitability for the Practice of Medicine Policy

Observed Misconduct Policy and Procedure

HIPAA Regulations Policy

Copy-Paste in the Electronic Medical Record Policy

Student Promotions Committee Policy and Procedure (Updated for COVID-19)

Student Recusal Policy   

Physicianship Forms

Medical Student Dress Code and Scrub Suit Policy (Updated for COVID-19)    

Clinical Education Center Peer Physical Examination Policy (Updated for COVID-19)    

Anatomy Lab Policies and Guidelines (Updated for COVID-19)

Performing Sensitive Physical Exams Policy

Patient Caregiver Preferences and Refusal of Care by Caregivers Policy

Student International Travel Policy and Procedures

Student Health Requirements

Pre-Matriculation Health Requirements

Tuberculosis Screening and Mask Fitting Policy and Procedure (Updated for COVID-19)    

Needle Stick and Other Blood-Borne and/or Body Fluid Pathogen Exposure Policy (Updated for COVID-19)    

Infectious and Environmental Disease or Disability Policy

Influenza Vaccination Policy

Disability Insurance Policy

Stroger Drug Testing Policy

FSM Technical Standards