Located in New York City, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai was established in 1968 and now has more than 5,500 full-time staff and faculty. The school recruits a diverse base of students that are committed to continuous improvement, being innovative, and advancing the field of medicine. The school's leaders have compiled the Institutional Policies and Guidelines that conform with the Education Law of the State of New York and provide an outline of the expectations for all students.
Aside from rigid academic performance standards, each institution maintains guidelines for professionalism and academic integrity. Medical students must take decisive actions to minimize risks of being unable to access better residency programs and employment opportunities if disciplinary matters are left unresolved. It is crucial to retain an attorney-adviser that is well-versed in mitigating these concerns and understands the process. He or she will protect your rights to due process and best interests and work toward a favorable resolution.
Common Examples of Unprofessional Conduct
- Showing difficulties when responding to stressful situations
- Exhibiting signs of impatience with patients
- Putting forth a mediocre or minimal effort
All students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not “unreasonably and unduly impede, obstruct or interfere with the orderly and continuous administration and operation” of the school