If you're a student at a medical school in Georgia and you're facing disciplinary action of any kind, it's important to take the necessary precautions. Take a step back. Take the matter seriously. Let your family know. Do not speak to the school or others without taking the necessary precautions. A medical student has a lot to lose, unfortunately, whatever the disciplinary action may entail, whether it's not meeting academic progress, facing remediation, Title IX sexual misconduct, academic integrity. If the case is not successfully handled, future opportunities can be impacted, including residencies, employment opportunities, future earning potential can all be negatively impacted. Schools use different resolution methods depending on the nature of the case, it's critical to understand how the case will be addressed and resolved. It's also important to understand that, unfortunately, medical schools are often in a rush to judgment, are not mindful of a student's rights and interests and often do not play by their own rules.
An experience attorney advisor can help protect the student's rights and interests, can help the medical student navigate the school's processes, and can potentially help allow for a more favorable outcome.