Access to Student Records Policy
Details how students may access their academic records.
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Details how students may access their academic records.
Policies regarding the assignment, delegation and use of administrative computer access accounts.
Details the selection process of national medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha.
Policy for students regarding the use of cadavers and human body parts for educational and research purposes.
Defines how to assess a probability of unauthorized disclosure of protected university data.
Health professionals who provides services to a medical student must have no involvement in their academic assessment or promotion decisions.
Grade and assessment policies for clerkships and electives (Phases 2 and 3) in our MD Program.
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Grade and assessment policies for Phase 1 of our MD Program.
Overview of how the assessment system will foster continual learning and improvement.
Requirements to ensure authentication and access to electronic Protected Health Information and personally identifiable information.
Outlines the rare circumstances in which investigators may apply for limited bridge funding, which is discretionary on the part of the medical school.
Campus security policies and details on how to receive a copy of Northwestern University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.
Explains the clerkshop log, designed to ensure that each student has fulfilled the required clinical experiences.
Information regarding the tracking of clinical research participants.
Details students' public transit use when assigned to a clinic or hospital site outside of the Chicago campus and when reimbursements may be possible.
Lists the security requirements governing the use of cloud services.
Brand, logo, social media, photography and style guidelines from the Office of Communications.
Details required work, evaluations and assessments during Phase 1 of the MD Program.
Disclosure and conflict of interest policies for the university, medical school and our affiliated hospitals.
Feinberg students are expected to adhere to these conflict of interest policies.
Requirements, procedures and templates related to filling our a CME application, submitting a grant and more.
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It is never appropriate for a student to copy and paste elements of another person’s H&P or patient care note into their own note.
Policy to ensure administrative and research data is backed up, safely stored and accessible and available to restore ongoing operations with minimal disruption.
Clinical research studies collecting personal or health-related information must have a documented Data Security Plan.
Requirements for storing research, administrative and educational data.
How to lower the risk of data loss and theft due to differing methods of data storage and data protection.
Guidelines for personnel responsible for creating and editing websites, digital assets and more.
All Feinberg School of Medicine students are required to participate in the student disability insurance group program.
Duty hour policies allow students time to attend to both their education and personal well-being.
Outlines the counseling students should receive prior to selecting their electives.
How to prevent the unintended public disclosure of protected and sensitive information via email.
Email message and attachments are required to be sent encrypted when containing protected or sensitive information.
How the university and medical school enforce their standards of behavior.
Studies must be preapproved to seek students or postdoctoral trainees as research subjects before IRB review.
Policies and procedures Feinberg students must abide by when taking examinations.
Outlines requirements for individuals who teach or assess MD students.
Guidelines related to the faculty performance review process for career and professional development.
Disclosure rules that allow faculty, students and trainees to build relationships while maintaining objectivity, integrity and public trust.
Outlines the medical school's policies on shared governance and responsibilities.
The school's review process if student's academic and professional performance is in question.
Our standards of protecting electronic patient, research and other sensitive information in accordance with our legal and ethical responsibilities.
Process for pre-approving the education and safety of a global health rotation taken for credit.
Guidelines and polices related to hardware and software used by the medical school.
All Feinberg students must abide by the Privacy Rule developed by the Department of Health and Human Services as part of HIPAA.
Students engaged in an approved research project may be placed on independent study for a period of up to one year.
Details the policies for if a medical student contracts an infectious and/or environmental disease or disability after matriculation.
All students are required to receive the influenza vaccine annually prior to participating in any clinical activities.
Assists faculty members in planning for and successfully achieving promotion and/or tenure.
Details the Latin honors for which graduating medical students may be eligible.
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Rules related to leaves of absence, temporary separations from the university for a maximum of one year.
Describes acceptable use of electronic mailing list services or “listservs.”
Requirements to record activity in information systems that contain or use electronic Personal Health Information or personally identifiable information.
Policy for photography, video, social media and internet use as a medical student.
Dress code for medical students in the classroom and clinical attire policies.
Overview on supervision of medical students, who may not provide care on their own.
All students will be instructed on risks, prevention and treatment of exposures to blood and/or body fluids, and other exposures prior to patient contact.
The university statement on non-discrimination and how to handle policy violations.
Northwestern strictly prohibits retaliation against any member of its community for reporting concerns.
A description of the rights and responsibilities of membership in the faculty of Northwestern University.
Lists university-wide guidelines related to research.
Procedures for the use of NUcore, the Northwestern University Shared Facilities Transaction Processing System.
Policy for next steps if you observe any cheating, falsifying records, dishonest behavior or other breach of academic integrity.
Establishes a uniform set of expectations for all students utilizing the Outpatient Simulation Center for the practice of physical examination skills with peers.
Patches and system updates that are required to manage security risks.
Guidelines for clinical staff working with patients and families who wish to restrict the types of assigned caregivers.
Guidelines on how to avoid illegal peer-to-peer file sharing.
Medical students must always have a chaperone present in the exam room when performing sensitive parts of the physical exam.
Attendance policies and procedures for medical students in Phase 1.
Determines hours per week in required activities during the pre-clerkship phase of the curriculum.
Scheduling process for Phases 2 and 3 of the MD Program.
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Attendance policies and procedures for medical students in Phases 2 and 3.
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Lists the required physical attributes of a computing device and its surroundings in order to reduce the risk of unauthorized or unintended disclosure of information.
Policies related to physicianship forms, which formally list leadership concerns over students' unprofessional behavior.
Guidelines for how and when personal website may be linked on faculty profiles.
Details policies on how Feinberg School of Medicine lab space is allocated to individual faculty members.
Our requirements are designed to attract applicants who can do well in our challenging academic environment.
Policies related to medical students' electronic assessment portfolios, which are maintained centrally for each Feinberg student throughout their enrollment.
Defines a minimum postdoctoral research fellow stipend level.
Incoming medical students must provide proof of positive immunity for the these diseases prior to matriculation.
How to purchase computers and related items through Feinberg School of Medicine.
Guidelines for when and how the medical school may sponsor academic publications that solicit submissions from authors.
Policies in the event of a severe weather or public safety emergency.
Defines the rights of students who choose not to attend classes or take examinations on certain days because of their religious beliefs.
Lists the requirements for obtaining a MD degree at graduation.
Get evidence of approval that your research data is obtained through authoritative data sources and approved pathways consistent with existing agreements for NMHC data.
Feinberg students should follow these steps to review or contest any information in their academic records.
Policies related to participants of global health rotations and programs.
Describes Feinberg's expectations regarding a conducive learning environment.
Policy regarding the medical school's information security risk management program.
Requirements for security privacy training and awareness to ensure the appropriate handling and securing of electronic Protected Health Information.
Review the Office of Communication's best practices before engaging in social media.
Protocol for entry into Feinberg School of Medicine laboratory building (Ward, Morton, Searle, Tarry, Olson/McGaw and Lurie, except the first floor Atrium).
Protocol for security and access into Feinberg School of Medicine non-laboratory buildings, including university-owned buildings (Abbott Hall and Rubloff Building) and leased.
Stroger Hospital requires that all students, residents and faculty complete a urine drug screening prior to rotating at their site.
Details process for how Feinberg students are assigned to clinical sites.
The Code of Conduct sets clear expectations for student behavior and how the medical school with ensure they are following them.
Policies for how the committee reviews student performance and enforces academic and behavioral standards.
Feinberg students in a position to be assessed by an individual with whom they have a potential conflict of interest may request an alternative arrangement.
Governs the timeliness of providing students with their grades.
Procedures for tuberculosis screening and mask fitting.
Details tuition refund process and calendar.
Requires that research studies involving investigational drugs utilize the NMHC research pharmacy.
Visiting residents must be familiar with these policies prior to engaging with Feinberg medical students.
How to identify technical risks to medical school servers, endpoints and applications.
Policies related to the medical school's online presence, including department, center, lab and faculty websites.