ADA - Institute of Medical Humanities (IMH) Essential Functions

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to produce scholarly type written research papers based on seminars, research, and/or qualifying exams and theses within a reasonable frame.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to physically attend IMH courses in our library in Old Red and at other locations on campus.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to meet with professors in their offices and to attend bi-weekly seminars and journal club meetings.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be capable of effectively reading and comprehending, visualizing, and interpreting texts and visual materials – printed, archival, and electronic.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to effectively listen to, interpret, comprehend, and respond to lecturers, case conferences, and other forms of oral instruction.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to effectively read, interpret and carry out verbal and written instructions with reasonable proficiency, in the English language.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to provide and receive constructive criticism to and from students and faculty in the classroom and in public settings.

  • IMH Graduate Students must be able to effectively present bioethics and humanities information to colleagues, employees, and patients in various settings of an academic health science center.