SIUSOM Y3 Student Absence Policy
Regarding Medical Appointments
- Students will be excused from clerkship activities to seek needed medical care after notification and approval of the Clerkship Director or his/her designee.
Regarding Non-Emergency Absences
- Students are expected to participate in all activities of the clerkship. Absence requests of a non-emergency nature should be directed to the appropriate Clerkship Director for consideration no later than three weeks prior to the start of the rotation. For absences longer than one day, the Office of Student Affairs should also be notified. Depending on the length of the absence, the Clerkship Director will determine if the student will be required to make up missed curricular time.