The School of Medicine does not permit students to be supervised or evaluated by any of the following primary or non-primary family members: mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, spouses, significant others, aunts, uncles, in-laws, step-parents, step-brothers, step-sisters, cousins, etc.

Students are allowed to be supervised by individuals in the same practice with primary or non-primary family members.

Students seeking an exemption from the School of Medicine policy regarding primary or non-primary family members are required to request and receive approval from the course or clerkship director, or his or her designee, before making any precepting arrangements with any family member.

Students should be aware that only compelling extenuating circumstances will be considered grounds for granting an exemption.

Students are allowed to complete Career Exploration elective with family members, however, they should seek other experiences whenever possible.