You are here: Home Education MD Program Current Students Academic Policies and Procedures Academic Policies and Procedures Page ContentStudent Handbook (PDF) The Student Handbook is a resource of general information on a wide variety of topics and issues that are germane to your medical education program. Academic Policies for the MD Degree (Currently being updated) Academic Policies for the M.D. Degree is an updated and revised compilation of the relevant policies for the University of Washington School of Medicine’s undergraduate medical education program leading to the awarding of the Doctor of Medicine degree. Academic Progress Academic progress is governed by Academic Affairs within the School of Medicine. USMLE and Your Medical School TrainingCompliance There are multiple areas of compliance that are required for each medical student. What to do in the event of occupational exposure to blood/body fluid. Name and Address Changes The process for name and address changes are outlined here.