PURPOSE
To the outline the process by which the performance and progress of medical students shall be assessed and addressed.

AUDIENCE
All medical students

LCME STANDARD
10.3 Policies Regarding Student Selection/Progress and Their Dissemination

POLICY
The Committee on Student Promotions (CSP) shall ensure the formulation and application of effective procedures for the evaluation of student performance, which is defined to include both academic achievement and professional competence, as stated in Regulation 70 (A).

PROCEDURE

  1. CSP has responsibility for overseeing student performance and ensuring students are making satisfactory academic progress including readiness to move from one phase of the curriculum to the next and to graduate.
  2. The Committee will provide guidance whenever a student’s academic or professionalism progress is of concern and has the authority to place students on academic warning or probation. CSP is also responsible for taking students off warning or probation once they have completed CSP-approved remediation plans (see the Remediation Policy for details).
  3. The Committee can recommend dismissal of students based on criteria and using the process set forth in the SOM Bylaws and Regulations

RESPONSIBILITY
Committee on Student Promotions

REFERENCES
School of Medicine Bylaws & Regulations Section 4.225:42252-422531: Committee on Student Promotions: Duties and Responsibilities

RELATED POLICY/POLICIES
Professionalism Policy
Remediation Policy
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

POLICY OWNER
Committee on Student Promotions

REVIEWED BY
Committee on Student Promotions*
Office of Medical Education

REVIEWED DATE and REVIEW CYCLE
Last review January 2021; two-year cycle