Connecticut is home to three prestigious medical schools: Yale School of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and Frank H. Netter M.D. School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. With big names like these, it's no wonder they believe their students can exceed any challenge thrown their way. But sometimes, students find it difficult to persevere and crumble under the pressure. These students might find themselves standing in front of disciplinary, remediation, or dismissal committees soon after. If you have found yourself in a similar situation, working with an attorney advisor is your best bet to unwarranted sanctions and untimely dismissals.
Academic and Professionalism Policies for Connecticut Medical Students
At the start of every school year, medical students are issued student handbooks. Within these handbooks list specific codes of conduct the medical school expects the students to follow. Most of the time, these rules cover academic conduct and professional responsibility, whether on- or off-campus. If your school is like the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the code of conduct with ask students to:
- Avoid no cheating, plagiarizing, or coercing another student to help you cheat or plagiarize
- Helping someone else cheat or plagiarize
- Maintaining satisfactory grades
- Remediate courses, exams, and clinicals when given the chance
- Provide their patients