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Didactic Course or Clinical Rotation

Usual Action*

Academic Status

Repeat Course Timing

Action Following Remediation

All Passed

Promote or Graduate

 Good Standing

N/A

 N/A

One course or one rotation failure

Retake course/rotation, or extended study program (ESP)

Warning

Summer, ESP, or on committee recommended schedule 

Pass: Promote

Fail: Dismiss 

Any combination of course or rotation failures resulting in two failures

Retake courses/rotations, or  extended study program (ESP) 

Probation

Summer, ESP, or on committee recommended schedule

Pass both: Promote

Fail either: Dismiss

Any combination of course or rotation failures resulting in three failures 

Recommend Dismissal

 

All course and/or rotation failures are cumulative throughout the duration of enrollment at AZCOM.

* Action may be modified by the Preclinical Promotions Committee or the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee.

Failures in elective courses and non-core rotations carry the same weight as failures in core curriculum courses.