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Professionalism at the UCSF School of Dentistry

Training to become an outstanding dentist requires more than acquisition of new knowledge and techniques. At UCSF, we consider professionalism to be a core component of our academic program.

Professionalism and the attributes it entails are outlined in the document Professionalism as a Core Competency in the Academic Program of the UCSF School of Dentistry.

Students who fail to behave in a professional manner can be reported using the UCSF School of Dentistry Professionalism Evaluation Report (PER) Form (Adobe Acrobat PDF).

Repeated professionalism violations can result in a student being placed on Academic Probation, or even dismissed, as explained in Section 8 of the Regulations of the School of Dentistry.

Professionalism Documents:

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For More Information:

Dr. Peter Sargent
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Office of the Dean
UCSF School of Dentistry
Box 0430
513 Parnassus S-630
San Francisco CA 94143-0430
415 476 8922 (voice)
415 476 4226 (fax)