Policies, Procedures and Professionalism

There are a number of policies that learners should be aware of.

These include Blood Borne Pathogens Policy, Exam Deferral Policy, Physician Shadowing Policy, Respectful Learning Environment for Medical Education Policy & more.

Please review the full list of Policies and Procedures, or for more information contact the Office of Learner Well-Being and Success.


Learners are expected to behave in a manner appropriate to the medical profession. Since all Memorial medical learners are listed on the Educational Register of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Newfoundland & Labrador (CPSNL), learners are advised to review the ethics requirements of the College in addition to relevant policies of Memorial University and the Faculty of Medicine. Currently, the College has adopted in whole, the Code of Ethics of the Canadian Medical Association, which is available below.

CMA Code of Ethics

Memorial University Faculty of Medicine Statement of Professional Attributes