POLICY - Professional Responsibilities in Postgraduate and Undergraduate Education


INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this guideline is to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the most responsible physicians (MRPs), supervisors, postgraduate trainees and medical students engaged in postgraduate and undergraduate medical education programs. This policy focuses on professional responsibilities related to the following aspects of postgraduate medical education:

  1. Supervision and Training
  2. Professional Relationships
  3. Patient Care within the Postgraduate Educational Environment
  4. Designation of Most Responsible Physician
  5. Reporting Responsibilities

 

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE POLICIES

The College of Physicians and Surgeons recognizes that the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, has developed a policy Supervision of Postgraduate Trainees and a policy Supervision of Medical Students on Clinical Rotations. 

The College of Physicians and Surgeons accepts those two documents as expectations of the College related to the responsibilities of most responsible physicians (MRPs), supervisors, postgraduate trainees and medical students engaged in postgraduate and undergraduate medical education programs.

Those documents as they existed in January 2018 are attached to this document. 

 


STATUS:

APPROVED

Approved by Council:

March 2018

Amended:

n/a

To be reviewed:

March 2023