Course Director's Guide

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Departmental Responsibilities

The sponsoring department agrees to provide the course director with:

  • Adequate protected time, free from other responsibilities, including clinical duties, to effectively perform the functions of course director. A general guideline of 0.2 FTE is recommended.
  • Dedicated administrative assistance for duties delegated to them by the course director
  • Adequate storage and security for student records in a manner consistent with the AAMC Guidelines for Maintaining Active and Permanent Student Records as well as School of Medicine policies related to grade appeals.
  • A designated individual or individuals to serve as back-up in case of illness or other absence of the primary course director.