MD Degree Program Handbook

VUSM Mission
Equal Opportunity
Religious Reasonable Accommodation
Sexual Misconduct and Other Forms of Power-Based Personal Violence

Council of Class Officers, Student Curriculum Committee, and Student Organizations

Academic Policies and Procedures

Medical Student Assessment

Administrative Policies and Procedures

  • Compliance
    • Standards of Conduct Policy Training
    • Signing of Student Honor Code (see relevant section of this handbook for more information)
    • Patient Confidentiality/HIPAA training
    • Criminal background checks
    • Drug screenings
    • Immunizations
    • VUMC Hand Hygiene Training
    • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
    • Infection Control Training
    • Fire Safety Training
    • Emergency Preparedness Training
    • General Compliance and Fraud, Waste and Abuse
    • N95 Mask Fit Training
    • Signing of Video Release for CELA (see relevant section of this handbook for more information)
    • Documenting maintenance of current BLS Certification
    • Vanderbilt University Requirements:
      • Protection of Minors 101 (with annual review)
      • Campus Safety
      • Haven Plus – power-based violence
  • Computing and Technology
    • Student Computing Policies
      • Laptop Policy and Minimum System Requirements
      • Computer Privileges and Responsibility Policy
      • Vanderbilt University Email Address
      • VUMC Social Media Policy
      • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
      • CELA Video Records Policy
    • Student Computing Resources
      • Access to Virtual Clinical Workstations   
  • Registration and Enrollment
  • Student Financial Services
  • Miscellaneous