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Clerkship Phase & Advanced Training Period Policies & Procedures

These policies apply to the Clerkship & ATP phases of the MD Program, and this list is provided for attestation purposes. You can also view all policies by topic.
Applies to Clerkship
Applies to ATP
Topic
Policy Title & Link
Short Summary
NoYesAttendanceAbsenteeism from Electives and Sub-InternshipsAttendance on clerkship, elective and sub-internships is required. This includes both clinical activities and didactic seminars. Outlines criteria for acceptable absence.
NoYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsElective and Sub-Internship EvaluationsDetails of elective & sub-internship evaluations. Note the grading rubric is not he same as clerkships.
noYesLearning Enviroment, Supervision & Student SafetyElective Policy for Visiting Medical StudentsVisiting student eligibility criteria and registration process.
noYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsMedical Student Elective/ Sub-Internship Evaluation FormExample of the Faculty Evaluation of a medical student evaluation form.
YesYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsClerkship-Elective and Sub-Internship Grade Appeal PolicyProcess by which students may express concern about or appeal an evaluation. Students should speak directly to supervising faculty or residents, advise them to discuss directly with the clerkship director.
YesYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsClerkship-Elective and Sub-Internship Grade Appeal ProcedureProcedure once a student expresses concern about or appeald an evaluation or narrative.
YesYesProfessionalism and Academic Learning Enviroment PoliciesCode of Conduct of Yale School of MedicineCode of personal and professional conduct for the YSM community.
YesYesProfessionalism and Academic Learning Enviroment PoliciesConflict of Interest (COI) PolicyPlease provide a disclosure slide/statement at the beginning of each lecture.] -Acceptable Sample Disclosures can be found with the online policy.
YesYesLearning Enviroment, Supervision & Student SafetyGuidelines for Performance of Invasive ProceduresStudents will perform invasive medical procedures with appropriate training and supervision. Students will not participate if patients are Hepatitis C or HIV positive in the first 6 months of their clerkship year.
YesYesLearning Enviroment, Supervision & Student SafetyGuidelines for Student Access and Use of Electronic Health RecordsGuidelines for student use of EHR. Students may access the charts of their team's patients for purposes of patient care and educational assignments, only. Outlines restrictions. RESEARCH access must be in accordance with IRB-approved protocol.
YesYesLearning Enviroment, Supervision & Student SafetyMedical Student Work Hour PolicyStudents must adhere to the same Work Hours limits put forth by the ACGME as interns. Link in policy.
YesYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsNon-Involvement of Providers of Student Health Services or Family Members in Student AssessmentNo faculty member who is ever involved in a student's personal health care should be in a position to evaluate them.
YesYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsProcedure for Flow of Information for Suboptimal Student Behavior or PerformanceProcess for addressing case of suboptimal student behavior/performance and the flow of information to medical education leadership.
YesYesLearning Enviroment, Supervision & Student SafetyProcedures for Harassment/ Mistreatment/ Bias & Work HoursReports of Harassment, mistreatment, bias and/or work hours violation will be addressed by course directors & chairs with involved faculty and responses reviewed by EPCC. Faculty and staff are mandated reporters for sexual harassment.
YesYesProfessionalism and Academic Learning Enviroment PoliciesProfessionalism PolicyThis policy outlines in detail the expectations for student professionalism at YSM.
YesYesAttendanceRequired Attendance on Clinical Clerkships and Elective PolicyAttendance on clerkship, elective and sub-internships is required. This includes both clinical activities and didactic seminars. Outlines criteria for acceptable absence.
YesYesLearning Enviroment, Supervision & Student SafetyTeaching Preparation for Resident-Graduate Students and Post Doctoral FellowsFaculty must train all graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to teach in the pre-clerkship curriculum.
YesYesAssessment, Remediation and AppealsTimeliness of Courses, Clerkships, Electives and Sub-Internship Evaluation PolicyClinical evaluations of students are expected to be completed within 30 days of the completion of the clerkship.
YesYesProfessionalism and Academic Learning Enviroment PoliciesUnsatisfactory PerformanceFaculty responsibility to report any activity that could be a potential harm to other people that occurs in the context of a person's professional, medical or academic duties.
YesNoAttendanceAbsenteeism from Clinical Clerkships PolicyAttendance on clerkship, elective and sub-internships is required. This includes both clinical activities and didactic seminars. Outlines criteria for acceptable absence.