Students & Faculty
This statement outlines the commitment of the university to academic freedom in pursuit of its educational and research missions.
Plagiarism is one of the major categories of scientific misconduct, but it is also a serious breech of ethical standards in its own right. This is the GSBMS statement on plagiarism. Other sources of information about plagiarism and attribution of credit may be found in the Responsible Conduct of Research section of this Web site.
NYMC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution.
This policy outlines guidelines for the proper behavior of students and teachers within the University towards each other. It applies to all three schools of NYMC.
Students in the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences are expected to conduct themselves to the standards expected of the scientific professionals they aspire to become. Some general guidelines and specific standards can be found here.
Students in the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences have certain legitimate expectations with regard to how they will be treated. They also assume certain responsibilities with regard to their own behavior. This document outlines the guiding principles that govern these rights and responsibilities. (2000)
Students may use this body to appeal certain decisions made by the University regarding their academic status or regarding their conduct. (2000)
Institutional identity and student fundraising policies
NYMC itself also has rights and legal responsibilities. All members of the College community must respect these rights and duties.
This is a general university policy that deals with conflicts of interest or perceived conflicts of interest for all employees and members of the faculty. It may be found in the Faculty Handbook (page 142). A separate policy deals with conflicts of interest specifically related to funded research.