Honor Pledge

Department of Student Affairs

I will strive to maintain the highest standards of responsibility, integrity and professionalism during my education and throughout my professional career.

I will neither receive nor give unauthorized assistance on examinations or assignments and I will approach my education with honesty and integrity.

I will respect and support my classmates, colleagues and teachers at all times.

I will strive to acknowledge my limitations, strive to learn from my mistakes and work to improve my skills to the benefit of my patients.

I will strive to commit myself to a lifetime of learning and teaching both the art and science of medicine.

I will strive to attend to all my patients with competence and compassion.

I will maintain patient confidentiality and be tactful in my words and actions.

I will honor the diversity of patients' experiences, cultures and beliefs.

I will recognize the privileges afforded to me as a physician and a physician-in-training and promise not to abuse them.

I will use my knowledge to improve the lives of others and never to harm.

I make these promises solemnly, freely and upon my honor.