McGovern Medical School faculty who have provided health care including psychiatric services, to a student cannot assess or make decisions regarding the promotion of that student.
If a faculty member or resident recognizes a student that they have previously provided health care services to and is assigned to work with the student, they must notify the module/course /clerkship/rotation director to facilitate reassignment of the student. Faculty must attest on assessment forms that they have not previously provided health care services to the student they are assessing.
If a student recognizes that they are assigned to work with a faculty member or resident that has previously provided them health care services, the student must notify the module/course/clerkship/rotation director to facilitate reassignment.
Any faculty participating in the Student Evaluation and Promotions Committee shall recuse themselves in any case where they have, or appear to have, a conflict of interest concerning the applicant. A conflict of interest exists without limitation in situations where a member of the committee has provided healthcare to the student, including psychological or psychiatric care. Any person participating in the Student Evaluation and Promotions Committee process who has a question or potential conflict of interest must let the Office of Admissions and Student affairs know. Student
Evaluation and Promotions Committee members will review and acknowledge the policy on student evaluation and promotions committee conflict of interest annually and prior to each meeting.
Policy on Student Evaluations and Promotions Committee Conflict of Interest