Admissions CommitteeThe mission of the Admissions Committee is to admit a diverse class of outstanding students who show great promise for becoming creative leaders in medicine and science. The committee has direct responsibility and final authority for determining who is admitted to Yale School of Medicine for both the MD and the Medical Scientist Training Program.
Academic Progress CommitteeThe Progress Committee reviews the academic performance of students to determine suitability for continued advancement in the curriculum and for graduation. This review includes decisions about graduation, promotion, leaves of absence, special study, remediation, academic probation, breaches of professionalism, suspension, and dismissal.
The Thesis Committee provides oversight of and recommends policy for all aspects of the medical student thesis program. This includes setting standards for the thesis requirement, establishing thesis deadlines, and determining the guidelines and processes for the awarding of thesis honors and graduation prizes.
Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee
Curriculum Review Committees
The Curriculum Review Committees are subcommittees of the Education Policy and Curriculum Committee (EPCC) and work collaboratively with departments, faculty, and students to review and improve individual integrated courses, clerkships, and electives. Each committee presents a review of its work and recommendations to the EPCC, annually, and as needed for emerging topics.
If you would like to share input or are interested in the work of these committees, please contact Michael Schwartz.
Pre-Clerkship Review Committee
The Pre-Clerkship Review Committee is charged with assessing each course in the curriculum at least once every three years and more frequently when deemed necessary by the committee.
If you would like to share input or are interested in the work of this committee, please contact co-chairs Peter Takizawa or Michael DiGiovanna.
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Clerkship Review Committee
The Clerkship Review Committee is charged with assessing each clerkship in the curriculum at least once every four years.
If you would like to share input or are interested in the work of this committee, please contact the chair, David Hersh.
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Elective Review Committee
The Elective Review Committee is charged with assessing each elective and subinternship in the curriculum at least once every four years.
If you would like to share input or are interested in the work of this committee, please contact the chair, Rachel Liu.