The Council on Evaluation is chaired by Sara Gardner, M.D. Members of this council include faculty elected by their peers from the basic sciences, clinical medicine, and the social sciences and humanities. It also includes elected representatives from the student body, dean’s appointments, and ex-officio members.
It’s charge is the development of policies and procedures to assess the academic and professional development of students as they move through the curriculum and to apply those standards in evaluating student performance at all year levels. It originates recommendations for student promotion, non-promotion, graduation, and dismissal. This council meets monthly thoughout the year, typically on the second Wednesday of the month. Council on Evaluation policies and procedures are available online in pdf format.