Grading Policy

Pediatric Basic Clerkship

Basis for Grades in the Pediatric Clerkship

  1. Evaluation of clinical performance by faculty and residents (site appropriate);
  2. Performance on the final examination.
  3. Additional course requirements (mini-CEX, ethics essay, H&P's)

Requirements for Grades of "Pass", "High Pass" and "Honors"

  1. To earn a grade of "Pass" a student must:
    1. Receive a summary grade of "Pass" (Meets Expectations) for clinical performance;
    2. Pass the final examination (70% or higher on first or second attempt).
  2. To earn a grade of "High Pass" a student must:
    1. Receive a summary grade of "High Pass" (Exceeds Expectations) for clinical performance;
    2. Earn a score of 75% or higher on the final examination.
  3. To earn a grade of "Honors" a student must:
    1. Receive a summary grade of "Honors" (Exceptional Performance) for clinical performance;
    2. Earn a score of 80% or higher on the final examination.

Rev: 02/10