The Committee on Graduate Medical Sciences Education and Graduate Student Affairs shall review, advise and make policy recommendations on matters related to graduate medical sciences education. The Committee shall address College-wide entrance and performance requirements for programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Committee shall make policy recommendations regarding curriculum, the distribution of tuition waivers, assistantships and other available student financial aid to graduate programs within the College of Medicine. The Committee shall develop College criteria for appointment to the Graduate Faculty, review the credentials of Faculty members who are candidates for membership on the Graduate Faculty and make recommendations to the Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for such appointments.
The Committee shall be composed of a representative from each discipline, concentration and program that leads to a PhD degree. Representatives of each discipline, concentration and program that leads to an MS or MA degree will serve as ex-officio members of the Committee. The President of the Graduate Student Association and the senior administrative officer responsible for graduate affairs also serve as non-voting, ex-officio members of the Committee.