Institutional Policies and Guidelines

To remain in accordance with the Education Law of the State of New York, the Trustees of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have adopted rules and regulations for maintaining order and have established a program to enforce these rules. If you violate these policies and regulations, we will refer you to the Dean for Medical Education or Dean of the Graduate School.

View the below polices for further information:

Acquired Immune Deficiency
This is a statement regarding the School’s responsibility to care for all patients seen in its facilities, including those who are positive for the human immune deficiency virus (HIV).

Affirmative Action
This policy outlines the School’s policy on efforts to achieve a broadening of the representation of women and minority groups.

Alcohol and Drug Use
This statement describes the Health System’s policy regarding substance abuse for all employees.

Confidentiality of Student Records
This policy clarifies the protection of students’ personal information.

FERPA and Directory Information
This outlines the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 and its subsequent amendments which afford students certain rights with respect to their educational records.

Guidelines for Interactions
This outlines the potential interactions between the School and medical industry.

This policy outlines the behavior that constitutes harassment.

Infection Control
This outlines Mount Sinai Health System’s infection control policies and procedures.

Medical Students as Research Participants
This outlines the system by which student participation in research studies is reviewed.

Mental Health Needs Assessment
This is a statement regarding the conditions under which the School will exercise its right to conduct a mental health needs assessment on students.

Mount Sinai Health System Social Media
These guidelines identify the responsibilities to Mount Sinai in relation to social media representation.

Addressing Conflicts of Interest with Student Assessment
This policy ensures that providers of health and/or psychiatric/psychological services to a medical student have no current or future involvement in the academic assessment of, or in decisions about, the promotion of that student.