Student Committee for Academic Integrity and Professionalism
WHAT WE DO:
The SCAIP committee is comprised of MSIIs, MSIIIs, MSIVs, and two faculty advisors who work to promote a culture of integrity and professionalism, to help develop in all students the values of a physician-in-training, and coordinate education for medical students in these areas. Traditionally, MSII representatives to SCAIP have assumed the leadership roles, which are chairman, secretary, sub-committee chairman for ad hoc advisory panels, and education sub-committee chairman.
To PROMOTE a culture of professionalism and academic integrity at UT-Houston Medical School.
To INSTILL in all students a sense of responsibility and accountability for developing and maintaining the values of a physician-in-training, as outlined by the UT Health Science Center at Houston's policies on academic behavior. Such responsibility may extend to serving on a panel of randomly selected student jurors to hear cases of academic dishonesty and to advise the Dean of Students on their disposition.
To CONSTITUTE a group of Student Representatives that will be responsible for Coordinating education of their peers on the above-mentioned UT-H Medical School policies; Acting as confidential student liasons for confirming and/or reporting incidents of potential academic dishonesty; Advising students selected for hearings on proper procedure; Advising the Dean of Students on matters not requiring a juror hearing; and Promoting academic and personal integrity in all aspects of medical education at UT-Houston Medical School.
SCAIP MEMBERS, 2010-2011:
SELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF SCAIP:
Candidates for SCAIP are require to summit letters of intent prior to running for a position. Letters of intent are posted for the candidate's peers to read prior to an election. Two students are voted onto SCAIP during an election. Of the remaining applicants, two students will be appointed to the Committee by the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.