Policy ID Number: N/A
Policy Title: Transportation Policy
Approval Authority: EDAS Council (Education, Diversity, Admissions, Student Affairs)
Responsible Entity: College of Medicine-Undergraduate Medical Education
Policy Owner: EDAS
I. Policy Statement
This policy outlines transportation requirements for students who are scheduled for educational activities at local or distant community-based sites.
This policy applied to students enrolled in the College of Medicine MD Degree program.
III. Approval Authority
The final governing committee which is responsible for approving the policy is the EDAS Council (Education, Diversity, Admissions, Student Affairs).
IV. Purpose of This Policy
This policy clarifies student responsibility for transportation to educational activities.
V. Who Should Be Knowledgeable about This Policy
College of Medicine Students
College of Medicine Faculty and Course Directors
VI. The Policy
Students may be assigned to local or distant community-based sites at various times throughout the four year curriculum. The third year Family Medicine Rural Clerkship is a required rural experience. Students are responsible for their own transportation.
VII. Special situations
VIII. Sanctions for Non-compliance
Failure to secure transportation may result in delays in your training or inability to complete the requirements of the medical degree program.
IX. Related Information
X. Communication Plan
Students will be informed of the policy during medical school orientation.
The policy can be found here: COM Policies
XII. Review Cycle
Policy will be reviewed at least every 2 years.
XIII. Approval History
Approval Authority Date Approved
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee October 2012
EDAS Council August 30, 2017
XIV. Approval Signature
August 30, 2017
Donna Kern, MD (Signature) Date
Title: Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Chair EDAS Council