Program Guidelines

Graduate Student Handbook

The graduate student handbook summarizes our program and describes most of the policies that are relevant to PGY students and faculty members.

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Student Funding Guidelines

Student funding guidelines have been developed to show how we fund our graduate students and the expectations for faculty mentors.

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Student Registration Guidelines

Student registration guidelines have been designed to help students register for the appropriate classes.

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Student Expectations

Students are also reminded that they are expected to:

  • Attend every PGY seminar
  • Attend every trainee defense
  • Attend every meeting called by the DGS
  • Respond promptly (within 12 hours) to emails from the DGS


Lance Johnson

Lance Johnson, PhD

Director of Graduate Studies