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College of Medicine Policies

The WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has set specific expectations for medical students, faculty and staff based on the culture of the college. It is the intention of the College of Medicine to provide transparency in its operations as well as to offer solutions and direction for any concerns related to medical education and operations.

This page consists of both academic and operational policies and is managed by the office of Accreditation. In order to align with the University many policies, refer to Washington State University Policies.

Policy numbers will give the reader information about what the policy relates to:

Organizational Unit:
AD - Admissions Committee
CU - Curriculum Committee
EC - Executive Cabinet
EQ - Equity Committee
FR - Faculty Rank, Promotion & Tenure Committee
SC - Scholarship Committee
SE - Student Evaluation, Promotion & Awards Committee
Associated LCME Standard:
1. Planning
2. Administration
3. Academic
4. Faculty Preparation
5. Education Resources
6. Curricular Objectives
7. Curricular Content
8. Curricular Management
9. Teaching/Supervision
10. Student Selection/Progress
11. Student Academic Support
12. Student Health Services
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Date of Revision

Contact Us

Office of Accreditation

James Zimmerman, BSNE
Vice Dean of Administration, Accreditation and Finance

Michelle Sanchez
Administrative Manager

Academic Policies

Policy NamePolicy NumberApproval DateNext Revision
Admission of Transfer StudentsAD.10.01.1704254/10/20204/10/2023
Technical StandardsAD.10.02.1705084/24/20204/24/2023
Deferral of AdmissionsAD.10.03.1704254/10/20204/10/2023
Admissions Conflict of InterestAD.10.04.1704254/10/20204/10/2023
Admissions Criminal Background PolicyAD.10.06.18120412/4/201812/4/2021
Medical Student SelectionAD.12.01.1704254/10/20204/10/2023
Academic Workload for Pre-Clerkship CoursesCU.06.01.1705302/7/20202/7/2023
Medical Student Attendance PolicyCU.06.04.17081512/20/201912/20/2022
Clinical and Non-Clinical Elective Rotations PolicyCU.06.05.1812045/11/20205/11/2023
Clinical and Education Work Policy (Duty Hours)CU.08.01.17080812/13/201912/13/2022
Timing for Submission of GradesCU.09.01.1708082/7/20202/7/2023
Clinical Supervision of Medical StudentsCU.09.02.1708084/24/20204/24/2023
Assessment of Medical Student PerformanceCU.09.03.1708082/21/20202/21/2023
Grading PolicyCU.09.04.1708152/21/20202/21/2023
Non-Involvement of Providers of Student Health Services in AssessmentCU.12.01.1710122/21/20202/21/2023
Student MistreatmentEC.03.01.1708084/14/20204/14/2023
Professionalism and Student Use of TechnologyEC.09.01.1709124/14/20204/14/2023
Communication with Medical StudentsEC.09.02.1709121/17/20201/17/2023
Medical Student Leave, Withdrawal and ReadmissionEC.10.01.17091212/20/201912/20/2022
Students' Right to Access Academic RecordsEC.11.01.1707184/24/20204/24/2023
Faculty and Administration Access to Student RecordsEC.11.02.1707184/24/20204/24/2023
Tuition RefundEC.12.01.1704251/17/20201/17/2023
Personal Health, Disability Income and Professional Liability InsuranceEC.12.02.1709122/07/20202/07/2023
Post Exposure CareEC.12.04.1708153/03/20203/03/2023
Immunizations and Tuberculosis ScreeningEC.12.05.1705163/03/20203/03/2023
Medical Student Training on Universal Precautions and BiohazardsEC.12.06.1708154/10/20204/10/2023
Communicable Disease ExposureEC.12.07.1708153/03/20203/03/2023
Diversity and InclusionEQ.03.02.1705305/14/20195/14/2022
Scholarship Process for Awards to Medical StudentsSC.04.01.17062010/4/1910/4/2022
Student Promotion, Dismissal and GraduationSE.09.02.1708081/24/20201/24/2023
SEPAC Conflict of InterestSE.09.04.1708081/24/20201/24/2023
Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure FormEC.01.01.19120312/3/201912/3/2022
Approved Student Travel and Reimbursement for Clinical Training in WA StateEC.02.01.2003033/03/20203/03/2023

Operations Policies

Policy NamePolicy NumberApproval DateNext Revision
Policy Approval and Distribution PolicyEC.00.01.1701318/13/20198/13/2022
Extracurricular Use of the Virtual Clinical Center EC.00.02.1903053/5/20193/5/2022
Prioritization for Utilization of the Virtual Clinical Center EC.00.03.1903053/5/20193/5/2022
Faculty Appointment PolicyEC.04.01.1801024/28/20204/28/2023
Staff, Faculty and Administrators Reimbursement Policy EC.00.04.18010212/20/201912/20/2022
Compliance and Ethical ConductEC.00.05.17100312/20/201912/20/2022
Inclusive Excellence Training for Search CommitteesEQ.03.01.1801021/2/20181/2/2021
University Speech and Hearing Clinic HIPAA and PrivacyEC.00.06.2004144/14/202004/14/2023
HIPAA Training for Faculty and StudentsEC.00.07.2004144/14/202004/14/2023