If you're a student at a medical school in Oregon and you're facing disciplinary action of any kind, it's important to take the necessary precautions. Take a step back, let your family know what's going on. Do not speak to the school or others without taking the necessary precautions, too much is at stake. Whatever the disciplinary action may entail, if it involves not meeting academic progress, facing remediation, facing dismissal from medical school, academic integrity issues, Title IX sexual misconduct charges, too much is at stake. A medical student can face reduced career earning potential, lesser residency and employment opportunities if the case is not handled properly.
In medical schools, it's important to understand how your case is going to be resolved. The specific school is going to have a certain policy as to how the case would be resolved, it's going to be dictated by the nature of the case. It's critical to understand how your case will be resolved. It's also important to understand that medical schools are often in a rush to judgment. They do not bear in mind an accused student's rights and interest and at times they may not play by their own rules. An experienced attorney advisor can help a student navigate the process, can help protect the student's rights and interest, and can potentially help allow for a more favorable outcome.