Student Services Personnel SIG Webinar

January 24, 2019
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET

Managing Student Professionalism and Misconduct Issues

Effectively managing student conduct and professionalism issues can be complicated. Institutions strive to ensure a fair and appropriate response to allegations of student misconduct. This webinar will cover the professionalism and misconduct policies and procedures of three PharmD programs and how they were able to effectively manage the professionalism processes from misconduct allegations to investigations to hearing and appeals though sanctions.

Specifically, the speakers will discuss how the following types of cases have been handled:

  • Professionalism issues during experiential activities
  • Professional dress issues
  • Substance abuse policies
  • Attendance issues
  • Cheating
  • Professionalism issues at off-campus activities


  1. Discuss the impact and prevalence of professional misconduct issues. 
  2. Compare and contrast various policies and procedures for managing professionalism and/or misconduct allegations.
  3. Describe various hearing and appeal procedures for professionalism and/or misconduct investigations.
  4. Discuss the process for determining sanctions.

Helen C. Park, PharmD
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Roseman University of Health Sciences

Jeremy Hughes, PharmD
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment & Assistant Professor
California Health Sciences University

Amy Diepenbrock, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Feik School of Pharmacy, University of the Incarnate Word

Dustin Tate Christensen-Grant, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
Roseman University of Health Sciences

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