Article 6: Academic Governance

6.1 Each medical college shall make provision for medical student participation on appropriate governance committees within the college and University as specified by the relevant bylaws.

6.1.1 This document shall be consistent with guidelines put forward by the national professional organizations of the respective colleges.

6.1.2 Medical student representatives shall participate as voting members on college committees relating to policy-making. Each medical college shall inform its medical students in a timely manner of the committee positions that medical students may hold, their duties and lengths of appointment, and the process by which medical students are selected for appointment.

6.1.3 At the University level, medical students (also referred to as graduate-professional students) shall be selected and shall have voting membership on the University Graduate Council, Academic Council, and other committees as may be specified by the Bylaws for Academic Governance.