The Steering Committee is responsible for evaluation of the academic performance of students. One of its goals is to ensure that students continue to make normal academic progress toward graduation. The committee works closely with students and academic advisors in assisting students with the needed skills for academic success. At the end of each academic year, the committee reviews academic records of students to evaluate academic progress.
According to the Ph.D. program of the Institute of Medical Sciences, the Steering Committee should be formed within three months after enrollment. The Steering Committee is responsible for counsel of the course progression, discussion of research and thesis, and preparation of Ph.D. candidate examination of the students. The Steering Committee will be dismissed after the Thesis Advisory Committee is formed.
The Steering Committee consists minimally of three members, and one of them should be the main academic advisor. The rest can be the joined faculty.
The duty of the Steering Committee members includes:
(1)counselling course progression of the students
(2)counseling students to assign loading for academy and job appropriately
(3)discussing the research of the students
(4)assisting the students to look for the thesis advisors
The duty of the main academic advisor also includes:
(1)to conduct and attend the seminar
(2)to conduct the preliminary study of the students
(3)to conduct and attend the annual academic counsel of the students
The members of the Steering Committee are approved by the director council of institute of medical sciences.
If students need to alter the members of the Steering Committee, please download the application form for rearrangement of the Steering Committee members, and fill the form and send it back to the institute office. The members of the Steering Committee after rearrangement are also approved by the director council of institute of medical sciences.