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Medical Students Pre–Promotions


There is a Pre-Promotions Committee for each of the years, M1-M4. This committee meets to review the academic performance of all of the students in that year.


To provide accurate and up-to-date information on each student’s academic performance to the Promotions Committee and Dean along with fair and consistent recommendations on each student as to the appropriateness of their promotion to the next year.


This committee meets annually to review students’ academic performance for that year.

Procedures for Nomination

Any faculty who is a course director in M1 or M2, a clerkship director in M3 or a member or the M4 Advisory Committee is a de facto member of the Pre-Promotions Committee.

Procedures for Appointment

Course directors, clerkship directors and members of the M4 Advisory Committee are made after consultation with the Department Chairperson, the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and the Dean, School of Medicine.

Membership and Term

Membership on this committee is for as long as the faculty is a course director, clerkship director, or member of the M4 Advisory Committee.


Susan DiGiovann, M.D.
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs
Phone: 804-827-1743
E-mail: mailto:susan.digiovanni@vcuhealth.org