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Student Clinical Education Hours Policy

As working significant numbers of hours continuously has been shown to contribute to reduction in performance and increased incidence of significant errors in work, the clinical faculty of the University of Massachusetts Medical School require the following:

In order to allow medical students to perform maximally, to effectively assist in the clinical care of patients and to learn from their patients clinical medical students will be expected to follow ACGME PGY-2 clinical work hour restrictions.

Approved by CYC (CCEC) October 2010, Implementation July 1, 2011; Revised 11/18/2013

This content is current to the 2018-2019 Student Handbook. Please click here to return to the Student Handbook Table of Contents.