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EMERGENCY CLOSING INFORMATION
for students in the College of Medicine

 

AS OF: Wednesday, July 30, 2014  7:05:40 AM

ALL MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASSES
WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED


FOR STUDENTS ON CLINICAL ROTATIONS:

Clinical students are expected to report for rotations at all times, whether or not the College of Medicine is open or closed.

If you think that is unsafe for you to come to your clinical rotation, you MUST notify the following personnel:

Medicine:
Check the Medicine Clerkship web site for up to date Weather Information which will be available at 6 AM on any snow day.

Surgery:
Contact your Chief Resident.

All other clerkships:
Contact the site director or clerkship director.


Snow / Weather Emergency Policy

The closing number for the Queen Lane Medical Campus is SCHOOL CODE 213. This includes 1st and 2nd year Medical Students, Biomedical Science Graduate students and the Professional Studies in the Health Sciences students taking courses with the medical students.

The University's weather advisory line is 215-895-MELT (6358).

 All other Post-Bacc Pre-Professional Ed Programs should consult the University Weather/Emergency Closing Information page for school closing information.

THE SCHOOL CLOSING NUMBER DOES NOT APPLY TO 3RD AND 4TH YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS ASSIGNED TO CLINICAL ROTATIONS.

3RD AND 4TH YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS ASSIGNED TO CLINICAL ROTATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REPORT FOR PATIENT CARE DUTIES UNLESS INSTRUCTED NOT TO REPORT. Each clinical rotation will determine its policy concerning students and it is the student’s responsibility to contact their supervising faculty member or clerkship coordinator. Students are expected to report to clinical assignments as soon as it is safe to travel.

See the University Facilites transportation page for information regarding shuttle service and schedules.

 

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