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School of Medicine Committees

Medical Students Advancement/Promotion


This committee makes recommendations for advancement and promotion to the Dean of the School of Medicine, on all students.


The goal is to provide a fair and consistent structure for evaluation of each student’s performance and attainment of competencies, and to determine appropriateness for advancement/promotion into the next year.


This committee meets quarterly to review the progress of all students with an emphasis on any student who is not meeting the competencies of the School of Medicine. 

Procedures for Appointment

Committee members are appointed by virtue of the office held within the School.

Membership and Term

Membership is for an indefinite period of time.


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