their pursuit for academic, personal and professional excellence,
students of the Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences(PSM&HS) have adopted an Honor
Code. The principles of this Honor Code are intended to aid students
in maintaining a high level of ethical conduct in concordance
with the educational philosophy of our institution. These are
standards to enable students to determine the propriety of their
conduct in relation to peers, members of the faculty, administration
PSM&HS prohibits the abuse of alcohol within the academic
community. Also, smoking is prohibited on school grounds.
psychological or physical abuses such as speaking insultingly,
engaging in schemes to undermine the self-esteem of the person;
or any discriminatory practices or adverse activity are not permitted.
individual at PSM&HS receives a manual that explains in detail the
institutional policies and the resources available to deal with
to PSM&HS regulations will not be tolerated. Any violation to the
PSM&HS policies and/or professional ethic could be referred to the
Office of Student Affairs.
Program called “Te Ayudamos” was created to assist any student
in his/her personal, social and mental stability. This program
is offered throughout the Office of Student Affairs.